Discovering Hawick's hidden treasures
Hawick Museum will be closed for winter from Monday 27 November, we look forward to welcoming you back in Spring!
Discover a town’s treasures in a historic house set in a beautiful park. This 18th century mansion became home to the town’s museum in 1910 making it the oldest museum in the Scottish Borders.
Your visit is Free. Please donate to help us keep this unique museum free to everyone. Your donation plays a vital role in helping us to improve our visitor experience.
Find out more about our 2023 Exhibitions and Events – CLICK HERE
The artefacts and fine works of art on show are not only about Hawick but are a window on the world with displays about Ancient Egypt, archaeology and nature. The War Memorial Room tells the story of Hawick’s people during the wars through fascinating objects and audio-visuals whilst the Old Schoolroom, interactive Park Gallery and Gift Shop are always popular with visitors of all ages.
The Jimmie Guthrie and Steve Hislop exhibitions showcase the lives and achievements of Hawick’s two tragic motorbike champions, making the museum a magnet for motorcyclists.
Also, The Old Schoolroom, archaeology displays and Gift Shop.
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Accessing the Museum.
CLICK HERE to view our access statement for full information on accessibility in the museum.
- Open 11:00 - Closes 15:00
- 01450 364 747
Plan your visit
There is free parking nearby (3 minute walk) and onsite disabled parking, on-site bike racks and the museum is accessible by public transport (10 min walk). Coach tours are welcome.
There is free Wi-Fi and a gift shop. There are toilets, disabled toilets, baby changing and a hearing loop.
We host a programme of fun and educational workshops. Group tours and visits can be organised on request.
Your visit is FREE. Please DONATE.
November Opening Hours
- Monday 11:00 - 15:00
- Tuesday closed -
- Wednesday 11:00 - 15:00
- Thursday closed -
- Friday 11:00 - 15:00
- Saturday 11:00 - 15:00
- Sunday 11:00 - 15:00
April to October
Monday – Sunday 11:00-16:00 (closed Tuesday)
March & November
Friday – Monday 11:00-15:00 (closed Tuesday – Thursday)