The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Glasgow

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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. Put The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel into our Glasgow travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Glasgow.
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TripAdvisor
  • Visited here and there's no entry fee but donations. I was amazed at how big it was and its great how the layout is designed. The street effect with shops is a very good idea and there is so much to s...  more »
  • Visited last week with the family. First visit since relocation from Kelvin Hall, and i am so impressed! Just fantastic! Well done all!  more »
  • The whole family really our visit! The steam engines were the stars of the show for us but there were loads of interesting transport devices. Liked the layout and a nice cafe too. Didn't access the ta...  more »
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  • Excellent museum. If you are even remotely interested in vehicles or machines, you must not miss this. Take a couple of hours to see all the exhibits. Don't forget to get out the back and see the tall ship.
  • Really interesting museum, fascinating for both adults and children. I would highly recommend, you can easily spend a couple hours there just looking at cars, trains, trams, bicycles, boats (models), etc. Some small interactive displays, but mostly just stuff to look at, nothing reading-heavy!
  • This is a wonderful museum, free entry, nice little cafe and a wealth of varied and interactive exhibits, including the lovely "hippie" peace van which is one of my favourite exhibits. Wheelchairs are offered for free, full disabled access and facilities.
  • Fab fun day out. Free entry loads on hands on things for the kids to do. Excellent cafe inside the tall ship.
  • Superb museum! very interactive: You can jump on a bus, get into a car, visit an old subway station or even walk into and old town centre. Had a great time there, I highly recommend.