Riverside Museum Riverside Museum

Riverside Museum

100 Pointhouse Road, Glasgow, G3 8RS, United Kingdom | 0141 2872720 | Website

Venue Description

Riverside Museum is Scotland's Museum of Transport and Travel. Opened in 2011, it has welcomed over 1.5 million visitors to its new home on the banks of the Clyde. It is home to over 3,000 objects that detail Glasgow’s rich past from its days as maritime powerhouse to a glimpse into daily Glasgow life in the early to mid 20th Century. ?Amongst the objects on display are everything from skateboards to locomotives, paintings to prams, velocipedes to voiturettes, vintage cars to a stormtrooper, there really is something to delight visitors of all ages.? It is FREE to visit Riverside museum!


There are 2 entrances to Riverside Museum and both have level access to the building for wheelchair users. All floors are accessible by lift. Riverside Museum is fully accessible to wheelchair users and allows for wheelchair access between displays. Riverside Museum is fully wheelchair accessible All displays and interactives are at an accessible height for wheelchair users.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link: http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/riverside/visit/Pages/Accessibility-Information.aspx


Accessible toilets with accessible sinks are available on each floor, with an adult changing table in the accessible toilet on the lower level.


Some members of staff have been trained in basic British Sign Language - please make enquiries at the Reception desk. All audio-visual presentations within the Museum will have subtitles where required.

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Sign Language
  • Disabled Access
  • IR Induction Loop
  • Induction Loop
  • Disabled Parking

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