We regret that due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the museum remains closed at present.
Over recent years the museum has taken part in the Edinburgh Doors Open Day event. Unfortunately, because of the Covid-19 pandemic this year’s event has had to be cancelled. The organiser, the Cockburn Society, has decided to promote a vitual event for this year and has asked for contributions from venues in the form of […]
We regret that due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the museum is still currently closed.
We have added an archive of slides from various public lectures by Professor Roland Paxton.
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the Edinburgh Doors Open Day which was scheduled for the last weekend in September has been cancelled. We hope to take part again next year.
The museum is closed until further notice. The museum has planned to be part of the Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2020 on the weekend of 28/29 September. In the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the organisers are at present keeping the event under review. Updates will follow.
In mid January 2020 work was undertaken to conserve the bearings from the Bilston Glen Viaduct – acquisition numbers 1997/009.1 and 1997/009.2.
On 24 January 2020 a new WordPress version of the museum’s website was activated. This new version has greater functionality and we hope it provides for better browsing.
The museum participated in the Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2019 today 28 September – the event was well attended with over 40 visitors taking part in our guided tours. As in previous years a number of items not on permanent display were laid out in rooms for visitors to browse through together with a collection […]
The water pipes have now dried out and are now on display.