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The Museum of Lead Mining

The Museum of Lead Mining, is a Visit Scotland 4 Star Visitor Attraction set in the picturesque village of Wanlockhead, the highest village in Scotland.

The Museum Of Lead Mining

About The Museum of Lead Mining

The Museum of Lead Mining , Wanlockhead ML12 6UT
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Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead Village is unique, being the only museum dedicated to lead mining in Scotland.

We do guided tours of our Lead mine, 3 period Cottages, in the Visitor Centre you can visit the Museum, Tearoom and Shop and we also have the Miners Library which is the 2nd oldest subscription library in Europe.

Upcoming Events at The Museum of Lead Mining

50th Anniversary Community Craft Fair

20th July 2024 - 21st July 2024

Don't miss a Community Craft Fair at Wanlockhead Community Centre on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July as part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Museum of Lead Mining!

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The Third 50th Anniversary Talk - ‘Dead Lead:- Lead, The Funeral Furnishing Trade 1600-2000’

17th August 2024

Join Julian Litten, FSA for the third of five talks celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Museum of Lead Mining.

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The Fourth 50th Anniversary Talk - ‘Lowland Highlanders’

14th September 2024

Join photographer John Irvine for the fourth of five talks celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Museum of Lead Mining.

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