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Military Museum Scotland

The multi Award winning Military Museum Scotland is a museum with a difference. In most museums the displays are behind glass and out of reach, but here at Military Museum Scotland, the artefacts are out on display, and many can be handled under supervision.

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  • Disabled toilets
  • Children Welcome
  • On Public Transport Route
  • Cash Only
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Offering a fascinating insight into Scotland's military past.


Open to the public 5 days a week from 10.00 - 16.00 with last entry at 15.00. Mondays & Thursdays are for school or private bookings only. It may also be booked for private bookings out with these times.


The museum has indoor and outdoor displays, you can also have a cuppa and buy some souvenirs of your visit. It is wheelchair accessible and we have facilities for less abled visitors. We cover Scottish Military History from WWI to the present day. Our education programme is unique to Military Museum Scotland.


The museum will always continue to develop, expand and rotate displays frequently. So much so that if you visited monthly, you will always notice something new. The primary aim of Military Museum Scotland, and the newly launched Military Museum Scotland Mobile Exhibition is education and reminiscence, from primary school to old aged pensioners, we cater for everyone.


The Veterans breakfast Club, now in its fifth year, is on the last Sunday of every month. Join, Military Museum Scotland Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club on Facebook for more information.


Whether, you visit the museum or the museum comes to you, you won't be disappointed. We do charge a small entry fee, this helps to cover our costs of staying open and paying the bills. To fi


Legion Hall, Linburn Centre, Wilkieston, EH27 8DU.
Grid Ref: NT 121 683

Tickets offers

  • Adults £7.50
  • Children £4 (Family ticket available for £19.50, 2 adults & 3 children)
  • Concessions £40 (annual pass: provides unlimited access during normal opening hours)

This museum is reachable by First Bus X23 as well as Lothian Country Bus service X27. Both services run between Edinburgh and Livingston frequently - with the journey taking roughly 30 minutes.

You can also reach the museum by car, located just off the A71.

The nearest Rail Station is Kirknewton.

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