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Riverside Museum is closed until Friday 11 December.
In line with the Scottish Government’s level four Covid-19 restrictions, Glasgow Life temporarily closed all museums, libraries, Glasgow Club gyms and Tramway to the public on Friday 20 November until at least Friday 11 December.
As it has been throughout this pandemic, the health and wellbeing of all Glasgow Life staff and the public remains our priority. We will continue to follow the Government’s guidance and ensure that safety is at the heart of how we operate in the current environment.
Further updates will be available here.
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.
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We are delighted that Riverside Museum has achieved a Gold Award from Visit Scotland’s Green Tourism scheme. We were recently 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 pleased to be playing our part in ensuring Scotland is a sustainable tourism destination for the future.
There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts.
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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.
The only buses that serve Riverside are:
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 100 bus is not covered (nor the sightseeing buses).
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.
Please note: the A814 Clydeside Expressway Westbound will be closed due to major roadworks from Monday 26 October for 6 weeks. Diversions will be in place, if you would travel via this route please allow a little extra time for your journey.
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.
Events and exhibits at Riverside Museum
Riverside Museum displays
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