Riverside Museum

Riverside Museum
100 Pointhouse Place
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G3 8RS
Scotland

Website

www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/riverside/about/Pages/default.aspx

E-mail

info@glasgowlife.org.uk

Telephone

0141 287 4350

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The multi-award winning Riverside Museum is home to over 3,000 objects that detail Glasgow’s rich past from its days as maritime powerhouse to a glimpse into daily Glasgow life in the early to mid 20th Century.

​Amongst the objects on display are everything from skateboards to locomotives, paintings to prams, velocipedes to voiturettes, vintage cars to a stormtrooper, there really is something to delight visitors of all ages.​

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Admission charges

Please check.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

The Adventurers

  • 10 April — 31 December 2014 *on now

Five modern Scots. Six epic journeys. A total of 69,399 miles travelled. This exciting new display brings together the transport and technology used in TV’s Long Way Round and Long Way Down. See Highlights

World’s Second Oldest Rolls Royce

  • 10 April — 31 December 2014 *on now

We are delighted to welcome the world’s second oldest Rolls Royce, built in 1905. The car is a very rare survivor gifted to the Royal Scottish Automobile Club by Adam McGregor Dick of Kilmarnock and is on loan to Glasgow Museums. (we have an image)

The Road From Delhi

  • 27 June — 31 December 2014 *on now

This display celebrates Delhi and Glasgow sharing the world stage at the 2010 Commonwealth Games Flag Handover event. Features newly commissioned Northern Indian Truck Art.

GENERATION 25 Years of Contemporary Art: Works from Glasgow Museums Collection - Alan Currall

  • 27 June — 29 September 2014 *on now

Two works by Alan Currall are installed amongst the collection at Riverside Museum. Word Processing (1995) and Jetsam (1995), which presents us with a deadpan Currall acting as an alien being.

GENERATION: Alan Currall

  • 27 June — 29 September 2014 *on now

A national exhibition for 2014, celebrating the wealth of contemporary art that has developed in Scotland, over the last 25 years. Over 60 venues are participating in this unique programme. Please find further details at generationartscotland.org

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Motorbike Wall Refresh

  • 10 April — 31 December 2014 *on now

Making its debut on the Motorbike Wall is the Matchless G5, a classic 348cc from 1960. Vote for your favourite bike using our interactive touchscreen!

People running

Off the Beaston Track

  • 30 August 2014 11am-5pm

Come along for a very yellow, very fun mass participation walk to support a cancer charity. Ends with a street party on Riverside's 1930s street.

Registration is free, please register at beatsoncancercharity.org.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://events.glasgowlife.org.uk/event/1/off-the-beatson-track-for-beatson-cancer-charity

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