Riverside Museum

Mini Museum Explorers - Building Bridges

Mini Museum Explorers  - Building Bridges
THIS EVENT HAS EXPIRED
Tickets
Free
Dates and times
22nd Feb 2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Mini Museum Explorers sessions are back at Riverside. A fun, creative session aimed at under 5s and their grown-ups. The sessions give children a chance to explore museum themes through objects play, STEM and art activities along with music and stories to discover more about the museum objects.

Building Bridges

Calling all budding engineers, join our fun session building structures with soft bricks, wooden blocks amongst other materials. Create your own using stencils and paint. There’s even a story and song!


This session takes place on Thursday 22 February 12:00 -13:00. It is also on at the earlier time of 11:00 - 12:00. Drop in. Free to attend. No booking required.


Accessibility guides

Read the accessibility guide for Riverside Museum on AccessAble

Further information can be found on Euan's Guide website

Accessible toilets

Changing Places Facility Available during opening hours. No key required. Situated on the ground floor near reception and adjacent to male and female toilets.

Assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing loop

Hearing loop available within venue.

You can also visit our British Sign Language and International Sign Video Library here to watch a welcome video for every Glasgow Museum.

Wheelchair access

There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts.

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Cloakroom

Cafe or restaurant

Parking

Current rates:

  • Up to 1 hour £2.50
  • 1-2 hours £5.00
  • 2-3 hours £7.50
  • 3-4 hours £7.50
  • 4-5 hours £10.00
  • 5-6 hours £10.00
  • 6-7 hours £10.00
  • 7-8 hours £10.00
  • 8-9 hours £10.00
  • 9-10 hours £10.00

 

Maximum stay 10 hours

Overnight Flat rate 6pm - 8am £3.00

The proposed charges will increase to the following on 1 April 2024

 

  • Up to 1 hour £3.00
  • 1-2 hours £5.00
  • 2-3 hours £7.50
  • 3-4 hours £10.00
  • 4-5 hours £10.00
  • 5-6 hours £10.00
  • 6-7 hours £10.00
  • 7-8 hours £10.00
  • 8-9 hours £10.00
  • 9-10 hours £10.00

 

Maximum stay 10 hours

Overnight Flat rate 6pm - 8am £3.00

 

 

Photography and video recording

Please follow this link to read guidelines on photography, filming and sketching in all Glasgow Life Museums.

Free wifi

View Riverside Museum on Google Maps.

Use Traveline Scotland to help plan your journey via public transport.

The nearest Train station (PTK), Subway station and Bus station can all be found at the Partick transport hub, also known as the Partick Interchange, around 0.6 miles from the museum. There are signposted walking routes from there to the museum.

The lines for the train station run through the Low-Level platforms, at Glasgow Central (GLC) and Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ).

The closest Subway station to Glasgow Central is St Enoch’s.

The closest to Glasgow Queen Street is Buchanan Street.

Buses:

The 100 service operates from George Square South, stop 609973, every 45 minutes starting approximately 10.20am daily. The service is operated by Community Transport Glasgow. View the timetable here 

Visit the City Sightseeing website for more information on the city tour services. 

Cycle parking is available at the west side of the museum. 

EV Rapid charging station available in car park. 

Please note: If you are coming into Glasgow by train and planning to use a PlusBus ticket, the sightseeing buses are not covered.

The Next Bike bicycle hire scheme is also in operation around Glasgow, with locations to pick up and drop off around the city, including at the Riverside.  

If you use a Taxi or private-hire car, there is a drop off point beside the car park. Disabled visitors can be dropped off at the front door, access is via the slip road barrier.

In case it is of use to anyone in your party, the AccessAble website has some useful accessibility information.

If using a Sat Nav for directions, we recommend you enter “The Riverside Museum” rather than the postcode.


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