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The anniversary weekend is here!

The 50th Anniversary weekend is here! How can you resist? Reduced admission and tour prices on 20th and 21st July – book on-line to avoid disappointment. Craft Fair at Wanlockhead…


Come and look into the next 50 years!

Would you like to meet some fish from Wanlock Water? Did you know the Visitor Centre is being heated by renewable energy from the cold water of Wanlock Water? Do…


Museum closed Tuesday 9th July

Apologies, but we are closed to the public on Tuesday 9th July, 2024. We look forward to welcoming all back on and after Wednesday 10th July, 2024.

two men holding Heritage Lottery Grant sign at the museum


Heritage Lottery Supports the 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Wanlockhead Museum Trust are delighted to announce a supportive grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the 50th Anniversary celebrations, running throughout 2024. The grant supports our innovative talks by…


Second 50th Anniversary Talk – Saturday, 18th May, 2024

‘Dead interesting: A Whistlestop Tour of Scottish Graveyards.’ Venue – Wanlockhead Community Centre, Church St, Wanlockhead ML12 6UT Date Saturday, 18th May 2024 Time 3pm -4pm Speaker – Dr Susan…


First 50th Anniversary Talk. Sat 20th April, ’24

Anne Buddle, Trustee – Wanlockhead Museum Trust, formerly NGS & V&A. A cheerful Anniversary introduction to the Museum of Lead Mining.

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