Live Borders Museums and Galleries Service

About this Organisation

There are twelve museums in the Scottish Borders - each offering a unique insight into Borders' history, people and culture.

There is something for everyone from archaeology to art, hosiery to history, jumpers to jailbirds and mini beasts to Mary Queen of Scots.

Admission is free.

Find out more about our ever-changing exhibitions, events, opening times, workshops and activities programme in the directory of our museums. Download our Museums and Galleries guide for more information.

For further information including enquiries regarding museum and art collections, or to book a group or school visit to one of our venues, please contact us.

Our Museums are:
Halliwell's House Museum - Selkirk
Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom - Selkirk
Coldstream Museum - Coldstream
Duns Exhibition Room - Duns
Jim Clark Room - currently closed for refurbishment - Duns
Hawick Museum -Hawick
Borders Textile Towerhouse - Hawick
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum - Jedburgh
Mary Queen of Scot's Visitor Centre - Jedburh
Old Gala House - Galashiels
St Ronan's Wells Visitor Centre - Innerleithen
Tweeddale Museum and Gallery - Peebles

Heritage Hub - Hawick

Organisation Type

Historic Building Library or Archive
Local History Society/Association/Group
Museum Library or Archive


Museums Headquarters
St Mary's Mill
Level Crossing Road
Scottish Borders
Entry last updated: March 20th, 2019

Please note that links to websites and catalogues are provided by the Organisations listed and not maintained by Scottish Local History Forum.