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...

Gold Panning Championships 25/26 May 2019

SCOTTISH AND BRITISH GOLD PANNING CHAMPIONSHIPS www.britishgoldpanningassociation.co.uk The Scottish and British Gold Panning Championships will be held at Wanlockhead Museum on Saturday and Sunday May 25th & 26th 2019. 10am – 5pm Saturday...

2019 Season Open

Saturday 30th March 2019 sees the opening of our season and we will be open 7 days a week from 1100hrs to 1630hrs.  Our last full tour of the day is at 1455hrs...

Employment Opportunity – Tea Room

We are currently looking for a catering assistant to lead a friendly efficient and busy team in our Tearoom. QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED Level 2 in Food Safety and Hygiene, with a previous experience in...

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