In response to the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and following the guidance from the Government we have made the decision to close the museum to the public until further notice.

We will continue to care, monitor and safeguard our collections through this period and communicate with the public through our social media channels and website.

Many thanks for your understanding and continued support.

Further information on the Coronavirus can be found on the Scottish Government website and public health advice can also be found on NHS Inform…/self-help-guide-coronavirus-co…

Stay safe


The Museum and Cafe are open 7 days a week.

10am – 5pm,   April to October
10am – 4pm,   November to March

10am – 5pm,    April to October
10am – 4pm,  November to March

Guided & Audio Tours are available up to 2 hours before the museum closes. Please allow yourself around 3 hours to take a tour and visit the exhibition galleries.

We are closed between the Christmas and New Year period. Monday 23 December to Thursday 2 January 2020. We reopen on Thursday 3 January 2020.

Occasionally we may close for staff training days and private functions.

Please check our website and social media pages when planning your trip to avoid disappointment.




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