Plan Your Visit
Opening times, admission prices, booking, access & facilities and information on how to get here
Take a closer look at the museum
7th January – end of March (last entry 4 pm)
Saturday 10-5pm and Sunday 1 – 5 pm
1st April 2023 – 17th Dec 2023
Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
EASTER 2023 OPENING HOURS
Good Friday & Easter Saturday – 10 – 5 p.m.
Easter Sunday 1 – 5 p.m.
Easter Monday 11 – 4 p.m.
Length of visit
We recommend a visit time of at least one hour although many visitors stay longer!
ML12 residents: Free (proof of residency required)
Group discounts available
Access & Facilities
Dedicated parking for up to 12 cars
One coach parking space
Hearing loop available
Museum is fully wheelchair accessible
Museum wheelchair available, kindly donated by Klyde Mobility
Dedicated ‘disabled’ parking space
Large Print Museum Guides available
Flexible opening hours available for those needing a quiet space
Baby changing facility available
By Car: Biggar is on the A702, 30 miles southwest of Edinburgh and 10 miles southeast of Lanark. From the south, Biggar is 15 minutes from the M74 junction 13 at Abington. Postcode for Sat Nav: ML12 6DH.
By Bus: There is a bus service between Edinburgh and Biggar, no.101/102. There is a bus service between Lanark and Biggar, no 191.
By Train: The nearest train station is Lanark which connects to Glasgow Central.
Groups, of any age, are welcomed and can make an appointment to visit out-with the usual opening hours. We can assist those bringing children’s groups (Scouts, Out-of-School, Care Groups), youth groups, community groups and older adults such as those from care homes. We are happy to tailor group experiences to match your needs (e.g. museum sleepover, guided tour, reminiscence therapy).
To enquire about group bookings, please tel 01899 221050 or complete the group booking enquiry form.