National Museum of Rural Life

Escape to the countryside for the day to explore our 1950s working farm and award-winning museum.

Woolly Weekend

3 Jun - 4 Jun 2017
Join us for our annual Woolly Weekend for sheep shearing and woolly crafts at the National Museum of Rural Life.

Go Wild in Summer

3 Jul - 4 Aug 2017
Holiday fun for active adventurers at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.

Heavy Horse Show

16 Jul 2017
Join us for one of Scotland's biggest horse shows at the National Museum of Rural Life this July.

Farm matters

1 Mar - 31 Dec 2017
10:00 onwards
Discover the everyday activities on the Wester Kittochside farm at the National Museum of Rural Life.

Become a Member

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

Opening times

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

Please note that from 13 February 2017 the museum building will be undergoing essential roof works, which will involve cladding the building’s exterior with scaffolding. We will remain open as usual during this period, and works are expected to be complete by 31 March 2017.


Adult: £7
Concessions: £6
Child: £4 (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 except for certain events.

How to find us

Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road,
East Kilbride,
G76 9HR
Tel: 0300 123 6789
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