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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

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Address: 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
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+44 141 287 2720
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2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year.

Highlights include steam...

2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year.

Highlights include steam trains, Glasgow trams and trolley buses, vintage cars, motorbikes and cycles including possibly the worlds oldest bicycle. There is also a Glasgow street with shops, subway station and pub. Guided tours available.

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Historic day out

Fantastic museum to visit, £5 donate for each person but very entertaining and amusing. The tall ship on the clyde was interesting too. We were there for about 2 hours but you... read more

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The old street is a must alongside the tall ship A great rainy day visit xx the cars are good and interesting to look at

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic museum to visit, £5 donate for each person but very entertaining and amusing. The tall ship on the clyde was interesting too. We were there for about 2 hours but you could be longer if you went to the cafe area. We would recommend a visit to this museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I often visit here with my sister and our kids. We have visited the transport museum since we were kids and it was at the Kelvin Halls. There is never enough space to display everything but it's always good when you see that some things have been brought out that you hadn't seen for a while. On this visit, my... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The architecture of the building is great and even the stainless steel exterior that a lot of buildings fail to use nicely looks great. All the exhibits are there too and all look just as good as new. Loses massive points for me as inside for it's interior as it just looks like a vast empty hall by comparison to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took the Grandkids (aged 5,7 & 15) here for an afternoon. The two younger boys loved the Tall Ship. It's a great exhibition but if I had one criticism it's the cars being high on the wall, much preferred the old venue for being able to get close. All in all though it is an excellent display of Transport through... More 

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Personally, I am not into cars much But this museum was very interesting. And you could spend an hour easilh there. Strongly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit. There is a such a range that there is sure to be something for all ages. The range includes buses, trams, cars, motorbikes and emergency vehicles. It is as much a pop culture museum as a transport museum. A definite family friendly attraction.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A look back at times gone by in Glasgow. A wonderful collection of old cars, trams, caravans and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab transport exhibitions for small nephew, and nice cafe for the adults. Would definitely recommend a visit.

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Tall ship first- lovely views, learned about life on the sea. There's also a kids play area. Transport Museum is amazing, you can spend hours there.

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