National Museum of Rural Life

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

National Museum of Rural Life Annual Pass

Pay once and visit all year with the new National Museum of Rural Life Annual Pass.

Harvest Weekend

29 Sep - 30 Sep 2018
Help us celebrate the harvest this autumn at National Museum of Rural Life.

The Reid Family

The Wester Kittochside Farm at National Museum of Rural Life was owned and run by the Reid family for more than 400 years.

Farm Matters

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

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.
Museum information

Opening times

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

Please be aware the Farm Explorer Tractor Trailer Ride will be not be running on Sunday 15 July and Saturday 28 July due to events taking place. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 


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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