COVID-19 and museums

The following East Lothian Council Museums have re-opened:

Musselburgh Museum has also reopened.

Key information:

  • visits need to be pre-booked and details of how to do this are on each site's webpage
  • please maintain social distancing, follow directional signage, use the hand sanitiser or wash your hands regularly and wear a face covering (unless exempt)
  • do not visit if you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of coronavirus
  • we have removed some of the activities and interactives from our museums to protect visitors and staff - and have an enhanced cleaning regime in place
  • we have sneeze screens at desks, hand sanitising stations and one way systems around the museums
  • we are not currently able to offer tours or a café and shop at Prestongrange
  • we are not currently able to offer a shop at Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery
  • none of our regular events or activities will resume for the time being
  • payment by credit or debit card is preferred at the John Gray Centre Museum and John Muir’s Birthplace Museum