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Old Gala House, Scottish Borders
Old Gala House

Old Gala House

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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
Tea Room/Refreshments.
Gifts and Souvenirs
Disabled Access to Ground Floor.


To check details of exhibitions etc 01750 20096
Conference booking etc - 01896 752611

Attached attractions:
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.

Additional info:
VisitScotland 4 star Museum
Free car parking

Exhibitions 2013
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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Places to stay nearby:

Local towns and villages:
- Galashiels

Old Gala House, Scotland