- Box office 0141 287 2660
- General enquiries 0141 287 2720
- Opening times Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm.
- Admission Free.
- Website www.glasgowmuseums.com/riverside
A rebooted version of the Transport Museum housed in a cutting edge piece of architecture by Zaha Hadid. The recently acquired South African locomotive is the largest exhibit in the Glasgow Museums’ collection.
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Opening Torchlight Procession
The torchlight procession marks the start of the West End Festival. It will also highlight some of Glasgow's most modern architecture and historic sights with the procession starting at the highly acclaimed and award winning Riverside Museum and ending at Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery. The route takes visitors…
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Informal get-togethers for adults where everyone can share their favourite memories of overfull cars and strolls along the seashore.
Sun 2 Jun
Mon 3 Jun
Tue 4 Jun
Open mic night with acoustic music, poetry and prose, hosted by The Word Factory.
Wed 29 May
£2 / 0141 287 2660
Usually the location of the event is the Tron Theatre in Glasgow, but since that venue is used in May as home for Mayfesto, the Word Factory gets the opportunity to put Word Play on tour. On this occasion they are laying down the gauntlet to all budding writers to come along to Kelvin Street section of Riverside Museum and participate, indeed the red carpet will be rolled out to anyone who is a member of any local writing group. Come to get your five minutes of fame.