Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum
About Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum
Biggar Museum Trust aims to collect, store, preserve and record Biggar and Upper Clydesdale’s rich archaeological, social and historic heritage. The museum explores 14,000 years of rural and small town life in Upper Clydesdale. It focuses on the people who have lived and worked here from prehistoric times up to the mid-20th century.
The objects on display illuminate a small part of their ordinary and extraordinary lives. In addition to the museum galleries, the building encompasses an archive room, stores, retail outlet and a separate area for temporary exhibitions.
The Museum explores 14,000 years of rural and small town life in Upper Clydesdale.
It focuses on the people who have lived and worked here from prehistoric times up to the mid-20th century. The museum collection is displayed through the themes below.
When you visit Gladstone Court listen carefully, you might hear the sounds of children at play or the postie's knock on the door. You may even want to make a phone call from the telephone exchange, play some games in the square or take a seat in the Royal Bank to view a short film or slideshow.
Access & Facilities
The Museum has its own dedicated parking for up to 12 cars and a coach.
The Museum is suitable for visitors of all ages with interactive displays and a baby changing facility.
The Museum is fully accessible for disabled visitors with a designated disabled parking space and an accessible toilet. The exhibition area is level and there is an induction loop in the reception area/shop.
1 April – 31 October
Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 1pm – 5pm
Last entry 4pm
1 November – 31 March
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 1pm – 5pm
Last entry 4pm
Adult - £5
Concession - £4
Child - £2
Family - £12
A free membership card is available to all ML12 residents.
Please enquire at the reception desk.
Groups & Tours
It may be possible to arrange for visits by Groups of more than 12 outwith normal opening times.
For more information call us on 01899 221050 or email info @ biggarmuseumtrust.co.uk
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