Exhibiting some of the world’s finest vintage automobiles, bicycles, ship models, trams, and steam locomotives, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel features interactive displays and a historic Glasgow street scene, giving life to many of the objects presented here. Entertaining guided tours introduce the history of transportation in all of its many forms. Use one of 90 large touchscreens to browse through images and videos telling the stories behind the exhibits. Also explore interactive displays and access platforms that allow you to climb aboard some of the trams, trains, and buses. To visit The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and get the most from your holiday in Glasgow, create itinerary details personal to you using our Glasgow trip planner.
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What a find! Down on the river, the most amazing museum of ancient and modern forms of transport. Wish we had allowed ourselves more time to look around. It was wonderful to see how many families... more »
Stumbled on the Museum whilst down at "The Kilt Walk". Absolute Gem. A very interesting museum. Well set out with fantastic vehicles from "yesteryear". The "Tall Ship" is still to be explored as we..... more »
I could spend all day here and not run out of fun things to see and learn about. The Riverside Museum is one of the better museums I've visited, and they seemed to have every sort of Scottish transportation on display. I was especially intrigued by the unique displays they had on old preserved boats they excavated from river banks. They had to be at least a few thousand years old, and were in good enough shape to be on display. Kudos to the curators, who have made a fantastic presentation! I only wish I had more time to peruse the impressive collection.
Really liked this museum. Good selection of displays relating to transport. Great to see the old vehicles all laid out in a nice modern building making it easy to walk round and view them all. Free entry and Wifi is always a bonus. All in all a great wee place to spend a couple of hours in with the kids. Would definitely recommend.
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