Biggar Gasworks Museum
Things to do in Lanarkshire Scottish Borders
Museums in Scotland
Description: Find out how gas was made from coal in the only preserved gasworks in Scotland. Built in 1839, Biggar Gas Works remains just as it was when it closed in 1973 following the arrival of North Sea gas.
Ownership: Biggar Museums Trust
Situation – OS ref: NT 038376
How to get there:
By car: On the A7202 road from Edinburgh to Lanark (via A 73) and South. Easily accessible also from the M74 Glasgow to Carlisle motorway.
By public transport: Regular public transport from Peebles and Lanark.
Seasonal opening details (2013):
Open June till September
Daily 2pm to 5pm.
Last entry 4.30pm.
Adults £1, Child 50p, Concession 50p.
Parties outwith these times by arrangement
Tel: 01899 221050
Web link: www.biggarmuseumtrust.co.uk
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