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Glasgow Eurowalk 2

Point J - Riverside museum – European Museum of the Year 2013

Riverside Museum – J. Wilson (2011)

Glasgow’s Riverside Museum was named European Museum of the Year (EMYA) 2013 at a ceremony in Belgium. 

The prestigious award is presented to museums which have been built or extensively refurbished within the previous three years. (https://europeanforum.museum/winners/emya/). The £74m Riverside Museum, on the banks of the River Clyde, opened in 2011 and features the city’s transport, shipbuilding and engineering heritage. It was designed by award-winning architect Zaha Hadid

The European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) was founded in 1977 under the auspices of the Council of Europe. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-22587979

The sail training ship, the Glenlee, which is docked here was from 1922 the sail training ship Galatea in the Spanish Navy.

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