Old Gala House
Things to do in Galashiels Scottish Borders
Museums in Scotland
Formerly the home of the Pringles of Galashiels, this is now a Museum, Conference Centre and Gallery where a wide range of Exhibitions are held in the three gallery spaces. It is also the home of the Borders Family History Society.
Ownership: Scottish Borders Council
Situation – OS ref: NT 489361
How to get there:
It is in Scott Crescent within the town.
By car: Scott Crescent is one of the main east – west routes to the south of the town centre. Car parking on site.
By public transport: A short walk from the town centre.
Opening Dates and Times (2013)
March, April, May & September Tues – Sat 10am – 4pm
June, July & August Mon – Sat 10am – 4pm & Sun 1pm – 4pm
October Tues – Fri 1pm – 4pm & Sat 10am – 4pm
Closed Fri 14 June & Sat 29 June
Audio Guides available.
Tour groups welcome
Gifts and Souvenirs
Disabled Access to Ground Floor.
To check details of exhibitions etc – 01750 20096
Conference booking etc - 01896 752611
The Borders Family History Society has its base on the premises. Its facilities are available during specific hours, when the office/library is staffed.
Opening hours can be checked on 01896 752611.
VisitScotland 4 star Museum
Free car parking
UNTIL 9 JUNE
EXHIBITION: The Old Gala Club Transports You Back In Time
Not quite time travel – but how travel has changed through time. The Old Gala Club take us from four legs to two wheels to four wheels; through horse-drawn to steampowered
and motorised. A vivid history of transport in and around Galashiels, evoked through period photographs and
Old Gala House, Scott Cres, Galashiels
Tel: 01896 752611/01750 20096
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