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.

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Upcoming Events at Riverside Museum

Riverside Festival

Riverside Festival

3rd September 2021 - 5th September 2021

Riverside Festival, Scotland's premier electronic music festival, will return to the grounds of the Riverside Museum in September with a three day extravaganza!
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Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

11th September 2021 - 12th September 2021

Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of September 2021!
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Men’s 10K Glasgow

Men’s 10K Glasgow

19th June 2022

The Men's 10K Glasgow returns on Sunday 19th June 2022! Get healthier, raise awareness for Men’s Health, and enjoy everything this fantastic city has to offer!
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