The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Glasgow

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 5,000+ reviews on the web
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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  • Excellent visit to the transport museum, feels like being transported back through the ages, great wee stalls and exhibitions of alsorts of vehicles. Its a very interesting place full of history! A mu...  read more »
  • Great unusual building free to visit full of loads of local history set in a lovely location by the Clyde. There really is a lot to see here. P and D parking is a shame - feel it should be free also. ...  read more »
  • As the title of this review signifies, this attraction harks back to the glory days - up until maybe the 1950s decline - when some of the world-renowned shipbuilding companies - think John Brown et al...  read more »
  • A great place to visit for all ages. Lots of interactive features and offers lots of historical fun for all. The tall ship is a good visit too behind the museum. Parking is £1 for 4 hours but it's quite easy to spend more than that time here. Great cafe onsight too.
  • A fantastic day out for all. There is a lot to see at the museum and you can easily spend a full day here, and still come back again to see more. The exhibits are well laid out and the wall of cars is impressive. Visiting the Tall Ship, the Glenlee is also fully recommended.
  • Trains, trams, cars, busses, bikes and more. And with free admission a bargain to boot. Just one annoying thing - someone has replaced the interior lights in a bus with LEDs. Energy efficiency has an important role but not in an historical artifact!
  • Lovely modern museum, good exhibits, and a tall ship! Only downside is the very pricey cafe/restaurant but will provide a picnic for the children on future visits. Took advantage of the free ferry across to Govan too
  • Really wonderful museum. The building itself is beautiful. The exhibits are fascinating and really well set out. The tall ship is an inspiration - so well set out, that you can really get a feeling for what life aboard it must have been like. Thank you for such a wonderful facility. And the cafe on the ship is well worth a visit too.
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