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.
There are over 90 large touch screens panels full of images, memories and films that tell the fascinating stories behind the objects. A visit to the Riverside provides the ultimate day out. The Riverside is a multi-award winning museum located on the banks of the River Clyde, with over 3000 objects on display from Glasgow’s rich past. You will find an incredible array of objects from skateboards and vintage cars to prams and powerful locomotives. You can even walk down an old cobbled Glasgow street with shops dating from 1895 to the 1980s.
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.
Berthed outside you will find the Tall Ship, Glenlee, the UK's only floating Clyde-built sailing ship and also free to enter. Step on board this impressive ship where you will find all sorts to entertain the kids including an under 5s play area in the cargo hold to a mouse hunt!
There really is something for all ages to enjoy at the Riverside Museum.
Please see our access statement for more information on our inclusive and accessible facilities and services.
The car park is managed by City Parking.
Charges are as follows:
Monday to Sunday 8am – 6pm
1 hour £1.60
2 hours £3.20
3 hours £4.80
4 hours £6.40
5 hours £8.00
10 hours £10.00
Please note that we are closed on the 24th, 25th 26th and 31st of December, and the 1st and 2nd of January.
Partially suitable for visitors with limited mobility
Lift or stairlift
Accessible Parking Or Drop-off Point
Public Toilet Facilities
Transport and Parking
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