The Bennie Museum opened in 1989 as a museum of Bathgate’s history and life. It has been commended by the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions.
Bathgate's well established Bennie Museum is currently running a fascinating 'Museum of Childhood' exhibition, which depicts and shows aspects of life from the perspective of Bathgate's children from years gone by. This includes vintage toys, books and games.
The Museum of Childhood and the Bennie Museum itself is open to all visitors: Monday to Saturday, from 11.00am to 3.30pm, and admission is free of charge. Why not pop in!
The Bennie Museum opened in 1989 as a museum of Bathgate’s history and life.
It is run entirely by Volunteers under the management of a Charitable Trust.
It has been commended by the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions.
9-11 Mansefield Street
Open almost every day of the year
April- September: 11am – 4pm
October- March: 11am -3.30pm
Take the M9 or M8 to junction 4 and follow signs to Bathgate.
There are regular services from Edinburgh Waverly/ Haymarket to Bathgate. Please check the Scotrail website for times.
Walk towards town centre (The Steelyard) and up George Street.
Turn left at top and take first right into Mansefield Street.
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