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. 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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  • We took two of our Grandchildren, ages 6 & 10 to this Museum today; they both thoroughly enjoyed it (as we did also!). Entrance to both the Museaum and "The Tall Ship" is Free; you can Donate if you w...  more »
  • Really great museum if you want to learn more about Glasgow's industrial past, or see nicely designed objects. The museum is set up inside a building designed by Zaha Hadid, so if you don't like cars,...  more »
  • Never tire of this place it's brilliant for all ages. Try to get a visit in whenever we are in Glasgow.  more »
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