Lothian and Borders Museums

Lothian and Borders museums tell the story of the local areas where the individual museum id based with a look at ancient artifacts and social history.

Thee Lothian and Borders museums can be found in the towns of the 3 lothian areas East, West and Midlothian and the Scottish Borders museums are in each town. 

East Lothian Museums

Myreton Motor Museum

Haddington Road Aberlady EH32 0PZ East Lothian Scotland 01875 870 288

National Flag Heritage Centre

Rosebury Place Athelstaneford EH39 5BE East Lothian Scotland 01368 863 329

Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

High Street Dunbar EH42 1ER East Lothian Scotland 01368 866030

National Museum of Flight

East Fortune Airfield East Fortune EH39 5LF East Lothian Scotland 0300 123 6789

Musselburgh Museum

High Street Musselburgh EH21 7BZ East Lothian Scotland 0131 665 6642

Coastal Communities Museum

School Road North Berwick EH39 4JU East Lothian Scotland 01620 894313

Prestongrange Museum

Prestongrange Shore Road Prestonpans EH32 9RX East Lothian Scotland 0131 6532904

John Muir Birthplace Museum

High Street Dunbar EH42 1JJ East Lothian Scotland 01368 865 899

Heritage of Golf Museum

West Links Road Gullane EH31 2BB East Lothian Scotland 01875 870 277

Library Museum John Gray Centre

Lodge Street Haddington EH41 3DX East Lothian Scotland 01620 820 690

Glenkinchie Malt Whisky Museum

Main Street Glenkinchie EH34 5ET East Lothian Scotland 01875 342 012

National Mining Museum Scotland

Lady Victoria Colliery Newtongrange EH22 4QN Midlothian Scotland 0131 663 7519

Museums in the Scottish Borders

Hirsel & Homestead Museum Kelso Road Coldstream TD12 4LP Scottish Borders Scotland 01890 882 834
Coldstream Museum Market Square Coldstream TD12 4BD Scottish Borders Scotland 01890 882630
Jim Clark Museum Newtown Street Duns TD11 3AU Scottish Borders Scotland 01361 883960
Old Gala House Scott Crescent Galashiels TD1 3JS Scottish Borders Scotland 01896 752611
Hawick Museum Wilton Lodge Park Hawick TD9 7JL Scottish Borders Scotland 01450 364747
Borders Textile Towerhouse Tower Knowe Hawick TD9 9BZ Scottish Borders Scotland 01450 377615
St Ronan’s Wells Visitor Centre Well’s Brae InnerLeithen TD6 0SA Scottish Borders Scotland 01896 833583
Mary Queen of Scots Museum Queen Street Jedburgh TD8 6EN Scottish Borders Scotland 01835 863331
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum Castlegate Jedburgh TD8 6AS Scottish Borders Scotland 01835 864750
Tweeddale Museum and Gallery High Street Peebles EH45 8AG Scottish Borders Scotland 01721 724820
Halliwell’s House Museum Market Place Selkirk TD7 4BL Scottish Borders Scotland 01750 20096
Sir Walter Scott’s Courtroom Market Square Selkirk TD7 4BT Scottish Borders Scotland 01750 20096
Sir Walter Scott’s House Museum Abbotsford Melrose TD6 9BQ Scottish Borders Scotland 01896 752 043

Museums in West Lothian

Annet House Museum & Garden High Street Linlithgow EH49 7EJ West Lothian Scotland 01506 670677
Local History Library High Street Linlithgow EH49 7ED West Lothian Scotland 01506 282 491
Blackridge Community Museum Craig Inn Centre Blackridge EH48 3RJ West Lothian Scotland 01501 752 396
Bo’ness Motor Museum Bridgeness Road Bo’ness EH51 9JR West Lothian Scotland 01506 827007
Kinneil Museum Duchess Anne Cottages Bo’ness EH51 0PR West Lothian Scotland 01506 778530
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield Livingston Village EH54 7AR West Lothian Scotland 01506 414 957
Armadale Museum West Main Street Armadale EH48 3JB West Lothian Scotland 01501 678 400
Bennie Museum Mansefield Street Bathgate EH48 4HU West Lothian Scotland 01506 634944
Whitburn Community Museum Union Road Whitburn EH47 0AR West Lothian Scotland 01501 678 050

Other Museums 

Gas Works Museum Gas Works Road Biggar ML12 6BZ Lanarkshire Scotland 01899 221 070
Leadhills Miners Library Museum Main Street Leadhills ML12 6XP Lanarkshire Scotland 01659 74359
Museum Of Lead Mining Wanlockhead Village Wanlockhead ML12 6UT Dumfries and Galloway Scotland 01659 74387
Clydesdale Museum High Street Biggar ML12 6DH Lanarkshire Scotland 01899 221 070
The David Livingstone Centre Station Road Blantyre G72 9BY Lanarkshire Scotland 0844 493 2207

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