Come in learn about Linlithgow once one Scotland’s most important towns, the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. A small exhibition tells her story.
Discover the trades of the townspeople, linen, leatherworking, distilling and papermaking. See the flags of the Scotch Brigade, once Scotland’s oldest infantry regiment.
Regular special exhibitions tell of the town’s history and its people. This year is the bicentenary of the birth of David Waldie whose expertise enabled the successful introduction, by Sir James Simpson, of anaesthesia in surgery...
Relax in the tranquil garden with its statue of Mary Queen of Scots. Share with her the view across the rooftops to the Palace and St Michaels Church.
Admissions are free but donations are welcome.
Travel by Public Transport
Regular bus and train services link Linlithgow with Edinburgh and Glasgow. For Bus information check www.firstgroup.com
For Rail information check www.nationalrail.co.uk or www.scotrail.co.uk
Travel by Car
From M9 northbound leave at junction 3 and follow signs for Linlithgow. From M9 southbound leave at Junction 4 and follow signs on A803 for Linlithgow
From M8 leave at junction 4 and follow signs on A706 to Linlithgow