Visit us at the Lead Mining Museum in Wanlockhead!

Opening Hours

We regret that due to COVID the Museum is currently closed and will remain so for the foreseeable future.   We will update our website when and if this changes.

As a guide, your visit should last between 2 and 3 hours.

Getting Here

Directions from the M74
Your junction number from the M74 will be determined by the direction in which you are travelling. If you are travelling northbound on the M74 then use junction 14.

If you are travelling southbound then leave at junction 13. The Museum is well signposted from both junctions.

Directions from the A76
To reach us from the A76 Dumfries to Kilmarnock road, check out the map and you will see the junction for Wanlockhead (B797) is just outside the village of Mennock, two miles from Sanquhar.

This route will take you through the spectacular Mennock Pass, as it climbs up to the village.

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