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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Halloween

31 Oct 2014
17:00-19:00 (normal museum opening hours 10:00-17:00)
Spooky happenings in the country this Halloween!
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Star forming region

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Autumn Stargazing

12 Nov 2014
19:00-21:00
Try your eye for astronomy this November in the autumn night sky.
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Christmas Foal

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Christmas Fair and Foal Show

7 Dec 2014
10:00-17:00
Celebrate Christmas down on the farm with festive donkeys and Shetland foals and seasonal crafts.
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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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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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Venue hire at National Museum of Rural Life

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Venue hire at National Museum of Rural Life

Just eight miles from the city centre of Glasgow, yet far removed from any city life, the National Museum of Rural Life is set in a 170-acre 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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