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
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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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