National Museum of Rural Life

Escape to the countryside for a full day of family fun at our five-star museum and historic working farm, where every season brings something new.
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Get back to nature! Find out how to get here, how to get around, what to do and where to eat and shop.
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Magic Carpet animals

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Magic Carpet

7 Jan - 28 Jan 2015
10:30-10:55
Explore life on the farm with a magical adventure on board the Magic Carpet - final week.
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Willow Harvest

1 Feb 2015
10:30 start
Join willow artist Lise Bech and help her bring in this year’s willow harvest at National Museum of Rural Life.
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Tractors

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Tractors

From the early 20th century, the tractor helped to transformed farm life in Scotland. There are several examples on display in the collection at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.
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Boys at the farm

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Become a Member

Members receive generous discounts plus free access to National Museum of Rural Life and special events throughout the year!
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School visit to National Museum of Rural Life

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School visits to National Museum of Rural Life

Get a healthy dose of fresh country air and take in the sights, sounds and smells as your class explores our 1950s working farm.
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Museum information

Opening times

Daily: 10:00-17:00
Closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Admission

Adult: £7
Concessions: £6
Child: £3.50 (under 5 free)
Family £19 (2 adults and 2 children)
National Museums Scotland Members: Free
National Trust Scotland Members and National Art Pass holders: Free (charge for special events)

How to find us

National Museum of Rural Life
Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road,
East Kilbride,
G76 9HR
Tel: 0300 123 6789
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