This new waterfront incarnation of the Glasgow Museum of Transport, which debuted in 2011, was voted the 2013 European Museum of the Year by the European Forum Awards. It’s not hard to see why: the collections here marry a supercool Zaha Hadid-designed building (resembles a folded paper plane) with even cooler exhibits chronicling the city’s many modes of transport. There are vintage trams, subway cars, and train carriages you can climb inside; parked cars, motorcycles, bicycles, and even skateboards snake along the walls. As a nod to the city’s maritime history, tours and talks are offered on a refurbished tall ship, the Glenlee, that’s docked alongside at Pointhouse Quay.
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