Plan a visit to Riverside Museum
Get all the information you need for a visit to Riverside Museum
100 Pointhouse Rd, Partick, Glasgow G3 8RS
Museum Opening Hours
The Next Bike bicycle hire scheme is also in operation around Glasgow, with locations to pick up and drop off around the city.
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 closest train stations are Partick (PTK), Charing Cross (CHC) and Exhibition Centre (EXG).
The lines for these stations run through the platforms at Glasgow Central (GLC) for Partick and Exhibition Centre and Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ) for Partick and Charing Cross.
Glasgow City Council
Information on parking, across the city.
- Up to 1 hour £2.50
- 1-2 hours £5.00
- 2-3 hours £7.50
- 3-4 hours £7.50
- 4-10 hours £10.00
Mon-Sun 6pm-8am, £3 flat rate.
The nearest station on the subway is Partick.
Download our floorplan
Download our floorplan to help you find your way round the museum.
Accessibility and visitor facilities
Changing Places Facility Available during opening hours. No key required. Situated on the ground floor near reception and adjacent to male and female toilets.
Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.
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.
There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts.
Photography permission must be agreed with gallery staff. It is the visitor’s responsibility to ensure no copyright is infringed. The use of flash and tripods is prohibited.
At times, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos.
Baby changing facilities can be found in all public toilets on all floors.
There is a cloakroom at the museum.
The building has free WiFi.
Riverside Museum Autism-Friendly Storybook
Download our autism-friendly storyboard guide for your visit to Riverside.
Book a group tour
Glasgow Life Museums offer unique experiences and lasting memories for group visitors. We offer a wealth of history, art and heritage in some of the city's finest buildings. You can choose from the following group tours.
All educational group visits must be booked in advance by email here - email@example.com
Riverside Museum has achieved a Gold Award from Visit Scotland's Green Tourism scheme. We are assessed against a rigorous set of criteria, including energy and water efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and more.
The award acknowledges good environmentally friendly practice and is a recognised hallmark of 'green quality'. We're proud to be playing our part in ensuring Scotland is a sustainable tourism destination for the future.
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