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.
About Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum
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.
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Upcoming Events at Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum
11th December 2021 - 27th March 2022
An exhibition celebrating 75 years of local company, James A Cuthbertson Limited, will open at Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum on Saturday 11th December!
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