Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

Riverside Museum


The award-winning Riverside Museum of Travel and Transport is a fun-filled attraction for all ages. Formerly known as Glasgow’s Transport Museum, it showcases some of the world’s finest cars, bicycles and locomotives. Take a step back in time just a 45-minute walk from Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow and climb aboard trams, subway carriages and a vintage bus.

What to experience at the Riverside Museum

A visit to the Riverside Museum is fun for the whole family and an educational experience for all. Stroll down replica streets from 1895 to 1930 and enter the shops, bar and subway depicting Glasgow’s history. The museum is full of interactive experiences.

  • Try putting out a fire with an interactive fire engine
  • Explore the car and motorbike walls
  • Stop by the gift shop and café aboard

Before you leave the area, climb aboard the Victorian Glenlee Tall Ship. The boat is docked next to the Museum.  It’s one of the few remaining tall ships which were built in the famous Clyde shipyards of old Glasgow.

Plan your visit from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

The Riverside Museum is a 45-minute walk or a 15-minute train ride from the hotel

  • Opening hours:
Monday – Thursday and Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00
Friday and Sunday: 11:00 – 17:99

Glenlee Tall Ship:

Summer (1 February – 29 October)
Daily 10:00 – 17:00 (Last admission 16:30)

Winter (30 October – 31 January)
10:00 – 16:00 (Last admission 15:30)
  • Admission is free