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Museums and galleries news


The story of Andrew and the Saltire

Published: Tuesday 7th November 2017

New exhibition opens at John Gray Centre

Beam engine at Prestongrange Museum

Enjoy Pies and Pictures at Prestongrange!

Published: Tuesday 7th November 2017

Share your photos of local industrial life at museum event in Prestonpans

Beam Engine

Architects appointed to deliver Prestongrange Museum master plan

Published: Wednesday 16th August 2017

Consultants will consider range of options for future development of Prestongrange Museum

Jacobite soldiers


Published: Friday 28th August 2015

Military History through the ages at Prestongrange Museum

John Gray Centre

What's On this February at the John Gray Centre!

Published: Thursday 5th February 2015

February is going to be a very busy month at the John Gray Centre, with events for adults and children alike!

John Gray Centre

John Gray Centre Museum receives full accreditation

Published: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Haddington museum achieves full accreditation standard

poppy field

Our War: East Lothian 1914-1918

Published: Friday 16th May 2014

New exhibition opens at the John Gray Centre, Haddington

Ranger demonstration

Wild Weekend for Wee Ones!

Published: Tuesday 13th May 2014

Events for all the family to enjoy at John Muir Birthplace and Prestongrange Museum

Museums service awarded funding

Published: Friday 17th January 2014

Museums collections to benefit from new specialised storage

Holocaust memorial day in East Lothian

Published: Friday 17th January 2014

John Gray Centre to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Christmas events

Christmas comes to East Lothian museums

Published: Wednesday 27th November 2013

Events for all the family at local museums

Invention museums

The Travelling Museum of British Invention comes to East Lothian!

Published: Friday 22nd November 2013

100 British inventions and discoveries all packed into a single bus

JGC activities

Family Fun on Sundays!

Published: Wednesday 23rd October 2013

New activities at the John Gray Centre, Haddington


Enjoy a free family day at Prestongrange

Published: Friday 9th August 2013

Come along on Saturday 24 August from 12.30pm for range of fun activities

Night time adventures poster

Night-time adventures in East Lothian museums!

Published: Tuesday 14th May 2013

Enjoy a range of events in local museums this weekend!

Sir Ranald and Templar close up

The Knight and the Crescent Hare

Published: Tuesday 19th March 2013

Dunbar Town House Museum is the venue for new theatre show


East Lothian's Hidden Treasures - Arabic connection

Published: Wednesday 13th February 2013

Free museums workshop detailing links between East Lothian and Arabic language and culture

Pirates at the library

Pirates ahoy across East lothian

Published: Tuesday 5th February 2013

Shiver me timbers! It's Pirates Week at local museums.

Painting of a woman

East Lothian art collection available for digital viewing!

Published: Thursday 13th December 2012

New BBC website provides access to UK's publically owned collection of oil paintings

Museums advertising their competition

Museums mark 12 Days of Christmas

Published: Friday 7th December 2012

Enjoy a festive competition at local museums

Painted wall tiles

Schools consider "our place in time"

Published: Thursday 5th July 2012

Artwork created by school children for the John Gray Centre’s opening exhibition has been returned to the three schools involved for permanent display.

Photo - John Gray Centre

Centre gets set for artwork installation

Published: Friday 22nd June 2012

John Gray Centre to close on 28 and 29 June to install eye-catching glass panels.

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