The Tall Ship at Riverside

The Tall Ship at Riverside
150 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
  • Telephone 0141 357 3699
  • Opening times 1 Mar–31 Oct daily 10am–5pm; 1 Nov–28 Feb daily 10am–4pm.
  • Admission Free
  • Website
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The Tall Ship at Riverside

The Glenlee is one of only five Clyde-built sailing ships still afloat, and it nearly didn't happen; launched in 1896, she carried cargo for 20 years before spending decades as a training ship for the Spanish navy. Recovered from the brink of scrapping in 1990 and restored to her original glory, she's a floating museum and venue-for-hire with a programme of talks, lectures and costume days.

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