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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
+91 93123 52255
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Private Glasgow West End Tour: Arts and Culture
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2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year. Highlights include steam trains, Glasgow trams and trolley buses, vintage cars, motorbikes and cycles including possibly the worlds oldest bicycle. There is also a Glasgow street with shops, subway station and pub. Guided tours available.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“old cars” (288 reviews)
“glasgow street” (168 reviews)
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Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
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Reviewed today

This is a lovely "transport themed" museum with activities and exhibits to suit all ages. There are often activities on and the parking can be busy then. Otherwise good (but paid for) parking area. Lots to keep the kids entertained on a rainy day. Worth...More

Thank Allison M
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Reviewed today via mobile

Decided to do bus and got off here was pleasantly surprised - quite a lot to see some good nostalgia memories - the tall ship outside well worth a visit and it was free the day we went ! You could spend a lot longer...More

Thank sue s
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had loads of fun in this museum, great place if you have kids but even without its a must see when in Glasgow.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable entry is free. It is packed with cars, vans lorries, even a very large stream engine and a ship. It is very well laid out, and easy to get around.

Thank tagf123
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good breadth of exhibits from Steam Trains to the Hillman Imp (IMP 1). It alo showed many of the historic Glasgow transport items (Trams and buses). I last visited the museum in the 1970s when it was housed in the old train depot and whilst...More

Thank alastairmonteith
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Brought my mum and a aunt along for an afternoon out and I'm glad I did we all had a great day, the old street and shops brought back a lot of happy memories to them both though seeing a few if my own childhood...More

Thank margoinglis
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is walkable from downtown, on a footpath that passes under the highway. There is adequate public parking in a dedicated lot. The museum has a small café with table-service. This is a nice modern museum with big windows. In specializes in motorized vehicles...More

Thank ScienceTrip
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It wasn’t that great to be honest at the old museum the kids could go on the trains,buses etc but in this one your only allowed to look and they don’t have a lot of staff who are autism trained. The best bit our kids...More

Thank Karen J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum and I decided we would try out here as it was a chilly, rainy day and we were glad we did. First of all this is free and the museum only asks for a donation which is amazing considering the size of the...More

Thank Nicola W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely walk to the museum and found it with no difficulty. We were met but a lovely gentleman who gave us a map of the museum. We spent a very enjoyable two hours among the vehicles, trams, buses, trains, ships and bicycles...More

Thank stell77
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Hello , Check my website IPTS and Visit INDIAN Culture and Heritage property
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
The museum is accessible for a pushchair . I don't remember a cloakroom, but you could just take it round with you
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Jacqueline Q
10 September 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
I think there is a small charge of around £1 for up to 4 hours. The website might give you an exact charge.
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