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Finnieston Crane

1, 290, Glasgow G51 1BQ, UK

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About Finnieston Crane

The Finnieston Crane is a giant cantilever crane that is no longer operational. The crane was commissioned in 1928 and was used for loading cargo, in particular steam locomotives, onto ships to be exported around the world. The Finnieston Crane is one of the four such cranes on the River Clyde and one of the the only eleven giant cantilever cranes remaining worldwide.


Attractions near Finnieston Crane

Glasgow Science Centre0.59km from Finnieston Crane

Glasgow Science Centre displays interactive exhibits that demonstrate scientific principles. It also consists of a Science Show Theatre and a Planetarium. Glasgow Science Centre is one of the most popular paid visitor attractions in Scotland.

Scotland Street School Museum1.15km from Finnieston Crane

Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education, located in a former school designed by the Scotish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The activities at the museum includes participating in Victorian classroom situation, with actors performing teachers who impose strict discipline.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum1.21km from Finnieston Crane

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of the most popular attractions in Scotland. The museum has 22 galleries that showcases a range of exhibits including Renaissance art, taxidermy and artifacts from ancient Egypt. It has one of the most notable collection of arms and armour in the world.

The Tenement House1.48km from Finnieston Crane

The Tenement House is a historic house museum. The house is a flat in 1892 preserved in its condition from the early 20th century.

Location of the Glasgow Museum of Transport. It was the European Museum of the Year Award winner in 2013. The notable collections of the museum includes the oldest surviving pedal cycle, and the worlds largest collection of Scottish built cars and trucks.

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery1.67km from Finnieston Crane

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery is the oldest museum in Scotland. The museum is owned by the University of Glasgow, and is named after William Hunter, an anatomist and collector. The museum and the gallery currently houses Hunterian Museum, Zoology Museum, Hunterian Art Gallery, and the Mackintosh House- a modern concrete building, part of the gallery-library complex.

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