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Museum Gift Shop
Product of the Month
Siabann Natural Skincare Products
From the beautiful Ochil Hills in the heart of Scotland comes an innovative new skincare and gift range; luxurious, natural products with a distinctively Scottish twist. Siabann - which is Gaelic for soap - are a beautifully scented, entirely natural and affordable collection of creams, serums, moisturisers and soap. The secret ingredient in all of them is Thistle Oil, known for its therapeutic rebalancing properties. Come in to the museum gift shop to have a look at the range of Siabann products as well as other gifts for all styles and tastes.

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Visit Scotland Award
We are delighted to announce Visit Scotland have rated the Biggar Museum an outstanding FIVE STARS!
Come visit us and see for yourself the wide range of unique objects in our collection!

The Museum vividly communicates the story of the people and history of Biggar and the Upper Clydesdale area. Tracing the history of the area, from the formation of the landscape through the arrival of the Neolithic peoples, the Bronze Age, the Roman occupation, 12th Century Flemish settlers, the Covenanter’s, exploring the area’s agricultural heritage and a reconstruction of a Scottish Victorian street.
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Object of the Month
Lady Godiva, 1940's
This light fire pump was found wrecked and abandoned in Ballinluig in Perthshire. Two Biggar fire officers, George Shiels and John Paterson, rescued it and restored it. The government ordered thousands of these for Auxiliary Fire Service, set up just after the Second World War started. They were made by Coventry Climax Engines Limited. The light trailer pump used by Biggar firefighters in the 1940's would have been similar to this. It was pulled by a car.
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Biggar Stories
Biggar and the House of Fleming
The dramatic story the House of Fleming in Biggar begins in the 14th century. It features murder and execution, loyalty and tragedy. The new narrative of the House of Fleming introduces many less well-known but highly significant figures.

Visit the museum to hear about their trials and escapades as they become inextricably caught up in the saga of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Look out for the reconstructed model of the Fleming family home in Biggar, Boghall Castle.