Riverside Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: 100 Pointhouse Rd, Glasgow G3 8RS, United Kingdom, G3 8RS
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1412872720
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, Architecture , Specialty Museums, Automobile Museums , Social, Arts

A recent addition to the Glasgow tourism scene, this eclectic museum is quite intriguing. The building that houses the museum is a real marvel to begin with. The eccentric architecture of the building itself makes it a sight worth viewing.

However, the real things to see are the lovely collections of different Glasgow transport vehicles that have been preserved and put up on display here. From Steam engines to trams to more modern modes of transport, an array of vehicles have been put up on display. Vintage cars that were used as taxis, buses and even ships have been set up for display. It is certainly something very unique to see in Glasgow so do give it a shot.

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  • Pointhouse Place 

  • The Pelican Cafe
  • Beanscene
  • Tribeca cafe

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  • Riverside Museum Address: 100 Pointhouse Rd, Glasgow G3 8RS, United Kingdom, G3 8RS
  • Riverside Museum Contact Number: +44-1412872720
  • Riverside Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Riverside Museum Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Riverside Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Riverside Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 52.41% of people who visit Glasgow include Riverside Museum in their plan

  • 49.71% of people start their Riverside Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Riverside Museum

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

70.95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Riverside Museum

People normally club together Glasgow Cathedral and Glasgow Science Centre while planning their visit to Riverside Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Great museum well worth the trip. Every type of old transport must be represented here. If you are interested in transport then this museum is a must. If you are not interested in transport then I am sure you will find it interesting. A very nice cafe overlooking the River Clyde and the Tall Ship. Entrance is free but a donation is requested well worth it.

  • Good range of transport vehicles on show but information is a nit lacking. Impressive range of vehicles - cars, bicycles, motorbikes and model ships. The model ships in particular ate impressive. But whole collection seems oriented for younger customers. Lots on show, but not much additional detailed information. Entry is free and the building itself is impressive. There is also a tall ship docked behind the building.

  • Great place to go. Great exhibitions. Fab fun for kids of all ages. Found the parking to be a bit expensive,but considering the museum is free it's actually pretty good. Nice friendly staff. An all round great way to spend the day. You won't regret it.

  • Absolutely love this place. Although I was sad to see the closure of the old transport museum this place is fantastic. Great setting, huge open space and a fantastic adventure for young and old. I have been several times on my own and with family and will certainly visit more. Although I do wish they would bring back the hidden penny in the street 🌝

  • This place is amazing. My wife found it online and added to out limited itinerary on our honeymoon. Much to my delight, they have the bikes from Long Way Down and Long Way Round (if you're a travel or motorcycle fan, watch these movies, Ewan McGregor and Charley Parker are in them.). Besides that, the gallery is very impressive, loads of vintage cars, bikes, buses, trains, motorcycles, skateboards, the list goes on... Even shoes and wheelchairs! Admission is donation based and encouraged but not necessary. If you're in the area, it's very worth checking into.

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