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Event National Museum of Rural Life

Festive Weekend

3 Dec - 4 Dec 2022
10:30–12:30 & 13:30–15:30

Learning Centre & Farmhouse

Free with museum admission and Annual Pass

Enjoy a weekend of festive family fun at the National Museum of Rural Life.

Family crafts

Sat 3 & Sun 4 Dec
10:30–12:30 & 13:30–15:30 (drop-in)
Learning Centre

On Saturday and Sunday, celebrate the season with family crafts at the museum. Decorate a pinecone to make your very own mini Christmas tree to take home, then use our special ingredients to make some reindeer dust for sprinkling on Christmas Eve. Free with museum admission and the Annual Pass.

Farmhouse rhymes & songs

Sat 3 Dec
10:30–12:30 & 13:30–15:30 (drop-in)

On Saturday, join Jackie Lee at the farmhouse for family-friendly rhymes, songs and games. Free with museum admission and the Annual Pass.

Pinecones decorated with coloured pompoms and sequins.

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Clyde's Winter Trail

Spot Clyde and his friends in mini festive scenes hidden around the museum.

Download Clyde's Winter Trail

Getting here

National Museum of Rural Life
East Kilbride
G76 9HR

Maps and directions


  • Adapted toilets are available, including baby changing and an adult changing bench.
  • There is an induction loop in the cinema
  • Paths leading to the farm buildings provide firm smooth surfaces for pushchairs and wheelchairs. However, the distance is approximately half a mile and in places, the path is relatively steep. Seating is provided at regular intervals. A tractor and trailer, the Farm Explorer, is provided for this purpose and is suitable for wheelchair users. This service is free of charge and runs regularly throughout the day.
  • The ground floor, but not the first floor, of the farmhouse is accessible by wheelchair.
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.

For more information, see our Accessibility page.

Visiting safely

Safety measures are in place to ensure your visit is as safe and enjoyable as possible. Current visiting information can be found on our Plan Your Visit page.

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