Scotland's largest city, Glasgow, is situated to the west of the country on the River Clyde, 35 miles from the Firth of Clyde and the Irish Sea. This city is Britain's largest seaport and has a maritime history, with both shipbuilding and merchant trading forming integral parts of Glasgow's heritage. For those who are fond of history and the arts, hire a car from Glasgow International Airport and visit the city's museums and theatres. Glasgow boasts a dozen museums which are free to visit, including the People's Palace, the Riverside Museum and the Hunterian Museum; while the city is inundated by arts and shows found in the city centre's Retail and Theatre District.