Riverside Museum

Visit the Riverside Museum for FREE and experience the wonder of Glasgow's industrial heritage in this striking building designed by internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid.

Riverside Museum

About Riverside Museum

100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow West End G3 8RS
01412872720
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The Tall Ship is berthed alongside the museum, creating a fantastic experience in this stunning setting on the banks of the River Clyde.

At Riverside Museum there are over 3,000 objects on display, compared with 1,300 objects at the previous Museum of Transport. These include some old favourites along with some new exhibits to the Collection. One of the new exhibits is the recently acquired South African locomotive, Glasgow Museums’ largest object.

Upcoming Events at Riverside Museum

Riverside Museum Summer Beach

Riverside Museum Summer Beach

23rd June 2018 - 31st August 2018
Glasgow's only beach is back once again for the summer holidays - grab your bucket and spade for lots of sandy fun at Riverside Museum!
On the Move

On the Move

18th July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays this Summer and make your own transport inspired work of art!
On the Move

On the Move

20th July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays this Summer and make your own transport inspired work of art!
Travel Diaries

Travel Diaries

21st July 2018 - 22nd July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on July 21st or 22nd and and make your very own travel diary or scrap book!
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

23rd July 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you!
On the Move

On the Move

24th July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays this Summer and make your own transport inspired work of art!
On the Move

On the Move

25th July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays this Summer and make your own transport inspired work of art!
On the Move

On the Move

27th July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays this Summer and make your own transport inspired work of art!
Button Bikes

Button Bikes

28th July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and design your own Button Bike!
Button Bikes

Button Bikes

29th July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and design your own Button Bike!
Drawing Outside - Riverside Museum

Drawing Outside - Riverside Museum

29th July 2018
Join Drawing and Painting Studio at Riverside Museum for some relaxed, Summer sketching of the building itself and the surrounding environment!
On the Move

On the Move

31st July 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays this Summer and make your own transport inspired work of art!
On the Move

On the Move

1st August 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays this Summer and make your own transport inspired work of art!
Celebration of Cycling

Celebration of Cycling

2nd August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Celebrate all things cycling at the Riverside Museum this Summer as part of the Festival 2018 events programme!
Model-making Mondays

Model-making Mondays

6th August 2018
Join Wildcat Models of Partick for model-making demos and to have a go at 'snap-tight' kits yourself at Riverside Museum's Model-making Mondays!
Pet Fete Scotland

Pet Fete Scotland

11th August 2018
Pet Fete Scotland, Glasgow's very own Pet Festival, is being held in the grounds of the Riverside Museum on Saturday 11th August!
Button Bikes

Button Bikes

11th August 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and design your own Button Bike!
Button Bikes

Button Bikes

12th August 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and design your own Button Bike!
Play on Pedals

Play on Pedals

18th August 2018
Young children can join Play on Pedals for some pedal powered fun at the Riverside Museum during the Summer holidays!
Play on Pedals

Play on Pedals

19th August 2018
Young children can join Play on Pedals for some pedal powered fun at the Riverside Museum during the Summer holidays!
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

20th August 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you!
Play on Pedals

Play on Pedals

25th August 2018
Young children can join Play on Pedals for some pedal powered fun at the Riverside Museum during the Summer holidays!
Play on Pedals

Play on Pedals

26th August 2018
Young children can join Play on Pedals for some pedal powered fun at the Riverside Museum during the Summer holidays!
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

3rd September 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you!
Dayz of Skate - Riverside Museum Skateboard Weekend

Dayz of Skate - Riverside Museum Skateboard Weekend

8th September 2018 - 9th September 2018
Riverside Museum is hosting a Skateboard Weekend on the 8th and 9th of September in conjunction with Clan Skates, Radworx, Skateboard Scotland and Unit 23 Skatepark!
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

17th September 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you!

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