Glasgow Museum of Transport to Close

Glasgow’s Museum of Transport will close on April 18 2010. Cars, trams, trains, bicycles, model ships and the Glasgow’s Museum famous recreated “street” – will become part of the new £74m Riverside Museum which is expected to open in early 2011.

Culture and Sport Glasgow (CSG), which runs the museum, still has to raise £2m for The Riverside, and a public appeal for more funds will be launched in the near future.

A new website – – has been launched to spearhead the fundraising campaign.

The Riverside Museum is being constructed on the banks of the Clyde and the River Kelvin and was designed by leading architect Zaha Hadid