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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
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The Riverside Museum is the largest museum in Scotland dedicated to transport, and houses over 3,000 objects from the city's world-famous collections. The museum was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and opened in 2011.

The Riverside Museum is located on the banks of the River Clyde, in the heart of Glasgow's historic shipyard district. The museum's design is inspired by the city's industrial heritage, with its undulating roof and glass walls reflecting the movement of the river.

The museum's collection includes a wide range of vehicles, from steam locomotives to vintage cars to classic airplanes. There are also exhibits on the history of shipbuilding, the development of public transportation, and the role of transport in Glasgow's culture and economy.

The Riverside Museum is a popular tourist destination, and is also a great place for families with children. The museum offers a variety of interactive exhibits and educational programs, making it a fun and informative place to learn about transport.

Upcoming Events at Riverside Museum

Fire Engine Rally

Selected dates between 13th April 2024 - 21st July 2024

Enjoy the sight of magnificent fire fighting machines of the past and present in all their glory at Riverside Museum's Fire Engine Rally!

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Star Wars Walkabout at Riverside

Selected dates between 18th May 2024 - 16th June 2024

The Imperial Army have released Stormtroopers to patrol the grounds of Riverside Museum... meet them as they surround the building!

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Mini Museum Explorers - Doon The Water

20th June 2024

Set sail for creative play, songs and stories on trips doon the water by boat at Riverside Museum's Mini Museum Explorers session on Thursday 20th June!

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Scottish Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Day

29th June 2024

Visit Riverside Museum and see a range of iconic Jaguar cars through the decades, from the 1950's up to the present day, brought to you by the Jaguar Enthusiasts Clubs in Scotland.

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SBH Scotland: Zip Slide the Clyde

30th August 2024 - 1st September 2024

Feel the rush of adrenaline as you zip slide 1000 feet over Glasgow's majestic River Clyde in aid of SBH Scotland!

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