Museum of Scottish Railways


Union Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 9AQ

    Welcome to The Museum of Scottlsh Railways, Scotland’s largest railway museum. Open 7 days a week 5 April- 26 October.

    Visit the Museum of Scottish Railways via the new Visitor Trail at the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway. This takes in the rialway yard and will give you a great insight into what goes on behind the scenes.

    Find out how railways transformed the lives of our ancestors. See Scotland's only Royal Saloon coach, learn why the Fish Van has a sloping floor, come face-to-face with a mechanical horse and much more.


    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2015
    5 Apr 2015 - 26 Oct 2015

    Open from 11am-4.30pm, last admission 4pm.


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Indoor Play Area


    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Toilets


    • Coastal Location
    • Town Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome

    Road Directions

    The Museum is located at the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway in the town centre and has lots of free parking. M9 J5 or J3 then follow the brown tourist signs to the Bo'ness & Kinneil railway. SATNAV ref EH51 9AQ.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Linlithgow (Scotrail). For bus services to Bo'ness visit our website, or call Traveline Scotland on 0870 608 2608.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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