National Museum of Rural Life

Experience life in the countryside at our five-star museum, farmhouse and historic working farm.

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Go Wild

15 Oct - 21 Oct 2018
11:00-16:00
Join us this autumn for Go Wild activities at National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.
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Halloween

31 Oct 2018
17:00-19:00
Spooky happenings in the country this Halloween at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.
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National Museum of Rural Life Annual Pass

Pay once and visit all year with the new National Museum of Rural Life Annual Pass.
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Harvesting machinery of the 20th century

At the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride we have a significant collection of 20th-century harvesting machines in our large machinery store. There are examples of machines used in the different aspects of harvesting from combines, threshing and baling machines.
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Farm Matters

Welcome to the changing seasons on the Wester Kittochside Farm, East Kilbride.
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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

Annual Pass
Pay once and visit all year with the National Museum of Rural Life Annual Pass (excluding charging event days).

Adult: £7
Concessions: £6*
Child: £4 (under 5 free)
Family of 4 £19 (2 adults and 2 children)
National Museums Scotland Members: Free
National Trust for Scotland Members: Free (additional charge for some events)

* 60+, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card, unemployed with ID, disabled people. Carers of disabled people free.

Discounts available for group bookings and those travelling by bicycle.

School visits are free; some workshop charges apply.

How to find us

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