Riverside Museum

enter site Glasgow – on the River Clyde

www. museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

Riverside Museum
Pointhouse Place
Glasgow G3 8RS

MUSEUM TYPE
This is a transport museum that includes some cars.

OPENING
Mon 10:00am – 5:00pm
Tue 10:00am – 5:00pm
Wed 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thu 10:00am – 5:00pm
Fri 11:00am – 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sun 11:00am – 5:00pm

Check website for Christmas and New Year opening times.

DESCRIPTION
Riverside Museum is Glasgow’s award-winning transport museum. With over 3,000 objects on display there’s everything from skateboards to locomotives, paintings to prams and cars to a Stormtrooper.

Get hands on with our interactive displays. Walk through Glasgow streets and visit the shops, bar and subway. Climb aboard a train, tram or bus and get a real feel for old public transport. Discover Glasgow’s rich shipbuilding history, explore the car and motorbike walls and help put out a fire with our interactive fire engine.

There are over 90 large touch screens panels full of images, memories and films that tell the fascinating stories behind the objects. There really is something for all ages to enjoy at the Riverside Museum.

There are 9 main display themes at Riverside Museum.

1. Streets
2. The River Clyde
3. Transport & Leisure
4. Made in Scotland
5. Looks and Fashion
6. Crossing the World
7. Cutting Edge – Past, Present and Future
8. Disasters and Crashes
9. Getting There

HISTORY
Glasgow Life is a charitable organisation. Their mission is to inspire the city’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning.

Glasgow Museums is the largest museum service in the UK outside London and operates 10 venues across the city. The civic museum collection includes over one million objects and has been described as one of the finest civic collections in Northern Europe.

FACILITIES
There is a café, restaurant, picnic areas and free wi-fi. Museum entry is free but the car park has a charge.

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