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

Hands On at Riverside

Hands On at Riverside

13th December 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular 'Hands On' workshops for adults exploring some of the attractions exhibits up close!
Christmas Drive-In Movies

Christmas Drive-In Movies

14th December 2018 - 16th December 2018
Join Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity for their annual Christmas Drive-in Movies at Glasgow’s Riverside Museum!
Mini Planes

Mini Planes

15th December 2018 - 16th December 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on 15th or 16th December and create your own mini model airplane!
Winter Vehicles

Winter Vehicles

29th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on 29th or 30th December and create your own winter vehicle!
Hands On at Riverside

Hands On at Riverside

10th January 2019
Riverside Museum hold regular 'Hands On' workshops for adults exploring some of the attractions exhibits up close!
Hands On at Riverside

Hands On at Riverside

24th January 2019
Riverside Museum hold regular 'Hands On' workshops for adults exploring some of the attractions exhibits up close!
Hands On at Riverside

Hands On at Riverside

7th February 2019
Riverside Museum hold regular 'Hands On' workshops for adults exploring some of the attractions exhibits up close!
Hands On at Riverside

Hands On at Riverside

21st February 2019
Riverside Museum hold regular 'Hands On' workshops for adults exploring some of the attractions exhibits up close!

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