Corona Virus 19 – Update July 2020

Following guidance from the Government and due to restrictions introduced as a result of Covid19, the Museum will remain closed for the foreseeable future. The Board of Trustees are keeping matters under review...

5 Hour Gold Panning Courses 2020

The 2020 dates for our 5 hour gold panning courses are: 11th April, no course in May, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August 2020 The Gold Panning Championships are to be held in...

Gold Panning Licence Costs

From the beginning of 2020 the rate for annual licences is to be increased.  The price for day (individual = £5, family = £10) and week licence (individual = £15, family £30) will...

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...

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WOW!!!! £10,000 Gold Nugget Found at Wanlockhead

All photographs remain the property of Sara Bain of Ivy Moon Press http://www.ivymoon-press.co.uk/   A Fantastic find happened yesterday (Thurday 4th June 2015) in Wanlockhead when a gold nugget weighing 18.1 grams with an...

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