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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
+44 141 287 2720
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Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have not been to the Transport Museum since it was in the Kelvin Hall when I was my son's age. Great fun looking at art the old trams and buses as well as the interactive stuff for the kids. The cafe is good value...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed yesterday

We walked along the north bank of the Clyde from the city centre which took about 45 minutes and enabled us to see more of Glasgow. Make sure you look up as you walk around, not only is the ceiling interesting but there are cars...More

Thank troglette
Reviewed yesterday

Visited here recently and we were surprised at how big it was compared to the old transport museum. Plenty of information and things for the smaller ones to do. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank PackageMonkey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Iraqi-British architect, Zaha Hadid (recently deceased), has left to this city a fine, iconic structure full of inspiration and surprises inside and out. I think the reference, the roofline, evokes the idea of an EKG/ECG, and perhaps the notion that transportation is indeed the heart...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had visited before, but went back to see all the things we didn't get to see last time. This place has examples of everything on two wheels and a great selection of model ships to view. The information tells you about how they were designed...More

Thank helebearCumbria
Reviewed 2 days ago

First visit to the Transport Museum at this location. The historical street is very good but was disappointed to find most of the cars were up on the wall so you could not get to see them properly. Some of the displays were damaged and...More

Thank McJameos
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting here at riverside museum never fails in educating my kids on old transport different from todays subways high speed trains and buses . My kids enjoy going on the tall ship and finding out various facts on travel . plenty for kids to do...More

Thank scotmum75
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely loved going to the old transport museum at Kelvin Hall when I was young, now this place has opened it feels very nostalgic. Plenty of vehicles/transport to look at, as well as being very kid friendly! I particularly like the old trams!

Thank r0ss1985
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not a museum person and our plans changed so we had a few hours to find something to do. Unexpectedly ended up at the museum and it was very enjoyable and free entry, yes free entry. The car park was £1 for 4 hours...More

Thank KMjames2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Many,Many things to see and some of the exhibits are rare and things you probably won't see again.There are cars and busses that I,my parents and my grandparents used to ride in or even own that brings back lots of memories.Very interesting place to go

Thank Richard H
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yvonne w
do blue badge holders need to pay for parking
18 May 2017|
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Response from jennim319 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yvonne, Sorry, we actually walked.
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Jean S
Is there parking available?
15 April 2017|
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Response from aevans28 | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of parking - pay & display - reasonable rates
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Katya I
How long could you say- can you spend there roughly? Thank you
31 March 2017|
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Response from ggerrd688 | Reviewed this property |
Depending how interested you in the exhibits 1-5 hours theres also a cafe and the clipper ship
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