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Discovering Hawick's hidden treasures

Hawick Museum

Overview

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.

The artifacts and fine works of art on show are not just about Hawick but are a window on the world with displays about Ancient Egypt, Nature and local history. The War Memorial Room tells the story of Hawick’s people in Britain’s wars through the fascinating items on show plus interactive audio-visuals.

There is always something new to see! To find out more about our 2022 exhibitions and events click HERE.

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.

Plan your journey with Traveline Scotland.

Accessing the Museum.

CLICK HERE to view our access statement for full information on accessibility in the museum.


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What's on

What's on

Plan your visit

Wifi access
Free parking
Disabled parking
Hearing loop
Disabled toilets
Toilets
Shop
Bike racks
10 minute walk
Accessible by public transport
Assistance dogs / grounds only
Dogs / assistance dogs
Free admission
Coach Tours welcome
Partial to ground floor
Disabled access
Education visits
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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.

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Wilton Lodge Park

Hawick, TD9 7JL

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Opening Times

  • Monday 11:00 - 16:00
  • Tuesday Closed -
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 16:00
  • Thursday 11:00 - 16:00
  • Friday 11:00 - 16:00
  • Saturday 11:00 - 16:00
  • Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Please note opening hours change throughout season

April – October 2022

Monday 11:00 – 16:00
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday 11:00 – 16:00
Thursday 11:00 – 16:00
Friday 11:00 – 16:00
Saturday 11:00 – 16:00
Sunday 11:00 – 16:00

November 2022

Monday 11:00 – 15:00
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday – Closed
Friday 11:00 – 15:00
Saturday 11:00 – 15:00
Sunday 11:00 – 15:00