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.

Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

About Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

156 Biggar High Street, Biggar ML12 6DH
01899221050
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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.

Main Gallery

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.

Gladstone Court

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.

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Upcoming Events at Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank

Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank

1st October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Hugh MacDiarmid's Brownsbank brings together portraits by Alexander Moffat, landscapes by Ruth Nicol and poems by Alan Riach at Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum!
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Halloween at Biggar Museum

Halloween at Biggar Museum

31st October 2021

Witches, goblins, ghouls... who knows what you might find inside Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum this Halloween!
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Biggar Museum Late Night Christmas Shopping

Biggar Museum Late Night Christmas Shopping

26th November 2021

Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum is hosting a late night Christmas Shopping event featuring specially invited guests who'll be selling their products from the Old Victorian street inside the museum!
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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

4th December 2021

Create a unique hand-made Christmas wreath in this fun workshop at Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum!
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Santa at the Museum

Santa at the Museum

12th December 2021

Ho, ho, ho! Christmas is coming to Biggar Museum! Come along for some festive fun and meet Santa, the man in the big red suit himself on Sunday 12th December!
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