Closed for the 2019 Season

We are now closed for the 2019 Season, a huge thank you to all our visitors, staff and volunteers for making the season such a great success. The office is manned intermittently over...

Santa Express 7/8 December 2019

Booking is now open for Santa Express Saturday and Sunday 7/8 December 2019. Make your way to Leadhills Railway to start your adventure.  The train will take you from Leadhills to Glengonnar and...

Geology walks – 23 September 2019

As part of the Biggar Science Festival https://www.biggarsciencefestival.co.uk/ the Museum of Lead Mining will be hosting Geology Walks on Monday 23rd September. The Lowther Hills contain lead, gold and many other important elements....

Underground mine tour restrictions

Under 5 year olds are free to visit the museum but we regret, for health and safety reasons, it is not possible for them to take part in the underground mine tour. All...

Museum Open June 2019

The museum is open.  Road signs on the Sanquhar side of the Mennock Pass state that the road is closed.  We have confirmed with Dumfries and Galloway that there are no road works...

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