What’s on in Glasgow – Riverside Museum Glasgow

What’s on In Glasgow –Things to do in Glasgow

Welcome to Hotels.tv in Glasgow www.hotels.tv/glasgow where we spend most of our time finding out what’s on, places to visit, fun, hip and chic in Glasgow City Centre and Glasgow surrounding areas.  We decided on this feature to focus on the amazing Transport Museum Glasgow as it was previously known to us locals…now known as Riverside Museum.  When visiting Glasgow and of course, booking your hotels in Glasgow with us, it is an absolute must that you visit this amazing museum in Glasgow.  Here are some of the reasons why.

At Riverside Museum in Glasgow there are over 3,000 objects on display, compared with 1,300 objects at the previous Museum of Transport.   These include some old favourites along with some new exhibits to the Collection.  One of the new exhibits is the recently acquired South African locomotive, Glasgow Museums’ largest train on display!

Hotels tv in Glasgow took our team to see and explore the excitement on offer at the Glasgow Riverside Museum and found visitors can climb aboard some of the exhibits to get a real feel for vintage public transport by accessing four locomotive footplates, three trams, two subway cars, one train carriage and a bus.

One of the old Museum of Transport’s most popular areas was Kelvin Street.   At Riverside Museum there is a recreated street from 1895 – 1930, plus two additional display areas depicting shops from the 1930s, right through to the 1980s, giving visitors a fantastically detailed insight into Glasgow’s distant and more recent past. For the first time, visitors can access the shops and subways.  These ‘shops’ include an Edwardian photography studio, a 1930s’ Italian Café and a 1960s’ garage.

The Riverside Trail has been designed to guide you through points of interest outside Riverside Museum.  The trail focuses on the external landscape around Riverside both past and present, and gives the opportunity to explore and uncover the landscape and sights around the museum. There are 8 stops in total, many of which feature images of the area (past and present) as well as memories from local people.

Guided Tours are available at Riverside Museum but there is no set times for these tours, just listen out for announcements when you visit.  For the team at Hotels.tv Glasgow we preferred to noisy on around the museum and find the wee nuggets of interest ourselves.

Even for someone who really isn’t interested in old stream trains and cars, I particularly found the Riverside Museum a great place to visit.

So when you are searching for your budget hotels in Glasgow or your boutique hotel in Glasgow remember to plan in some space to visit the museum. There are many brilliant things to do in Glasgow and this has to be at the top of my list!

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Olly Murs Glasgow SECC Arena Tour March 2013

Olly Murs 2013 Arena Tour

Following a hugely successful sold out arena tour this year, Olly Murs has
announced a series of UK Arena dates for March 2013 including a date at the SECC on 15 March! The team are excited here at Hotels.tv in Glasgow with the buzz that Olly Murs will create in our cosmopolitan city of Glasgow!  We are a team of hotel booking specialists who will look after your hotel, B&B or hotel requirements in Glasgow.  Why not stay for a weekend on Glasgow?  Enjoy the concert with Olly Murs, chill-out for a few days and enjoy the nightlife of Glasgow!

If you are planning to see the cheeky chappie from Essex then can we suggest you contact us now to secure your hotels room in Glasgow asap? Olly, whose current album ‘In Case You Didn’t Know’ has gone platinum, is  about to embark on a series of American dates with One Direction. His music will  get its first release in the US later this year.  Olly is currently working on his third album, which is due for release later this year. He will also star in the ITV2 documentary series ‘Life On Murs’ beginning this Thursday, which follows him on his sold our 2012 tour. It’s going to be one busy year for Olly Murs!

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