The Riverside Museum in Glasgow


The museums They are one of the great attractions of any city, whether they are art museums or museums of various curiosities. One of the most beautiful and elegant I've seen is the Riverside Museum, which is in Glasgow, a city where you will find many interesting places to visit. A museum that is part of one of the widest cultural offerings in all of Europe and is also framed in a beautiful landscape.

The Riverside museum It is in a very modern building that opened in June last year and is also known as the Glasgow Transport Museum. It is on Pointhouse Quay, in the city port and on the banks of the River Clyde. A fascinating place that has become a must-see for tourists since its opening. In this museum, in addition to enjoying amazing architecture, you will learn about the entire history of Scottish transport.

Infinite exposure

As soon as you enter you find a very spacious and open area, and there are more than 3,000 objects that they have their own history and that they are very important not only when it comes to transportation, but many are objects that have a lot to do with the country's history. You can see bicycles, locomotives, boats, trams, buses and cars from different eras and that are accompanied by a touch screen where you can discover all the details of each of the elements.


The museum has an area of ​​11,000 square meters, more than 7,000 of them dedicated to exhibitions, with several permanent and other temporary ones. One of the most popular areas is the Kelvin Street, which is a street that is recreated in such a way that it seems that you are at the end of the 19th century, in the 1930s or in the 80s, depending on where you are. In addition, there is a cafeteria and a store where you can get replicas of many of the objects on display.

Riverside Museum Glasgow (August 2020)


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