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.
Following a visit to the University of Portsmouth by David McGuigan, the museum received a donation of thirty-eight survey instruments and other items which were being disposed of.
Today the museum took delivery of three sections of wooden (elm) water pipe excavated in George Square, Edinburgh.
The Museum participated in the 2018 Edinburgh Doors Open Day event on Saturday and Sunday 29-30 September. Over the two days we had a total of 67 visitors. A number of items and videos not on permanaent display were laid out in rooms for visitors to browse through together with a collection of short videos.
Today Professor Richard Williams, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University, was given a guided tour round the ICE Scotland Museum at Heriot-Watt.
The museum participated in the Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2017 today.