Eyemouth Museum


Auld Kirk Manse Road, Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5JE

    Eyemouth Museum is based in Auld Kirk building in the centre of the town and traces the area’s fishing and social heritage.

    The history of Eyemouth is brought to life at the museum through a series of exhibits and stories from local people. It houses a unique tapestry created to commemorate the centenary of the Great East Coast Fishing Disaster of 1881, also known as Black Friday, when the community suffered the loss of 189 local fishermen at sea. The tapestry took two years to complete and was hand crafted by 24 local Eyemouth women.


    There are lots of fun things for the Children including a junior quiz for under 8s, hunt the fish, dressing up clothes, guess the objects cabinet, colouring sheets and a reading corner. The whole family can also explore the family trail.

    The museum is also on the ground floor and fully accessible for the less abled.


    The museum also houses a gallery, which has a regular programme of temporary exhibitions, a well stocked gift shop, art gallery and a VisitScotland Visitor Information Centre.


    •           Thought provoking 'Pickit Men' installation



    Further information about the museum includes:

    • Opening times are 10am to 4pm (Mon to Sat) and 12pm to 4pm on Sundays
    • Entry to the museum is £3.50 for adults, £3 for concessions and under 16s are free.
    3 Museum
    Opening Times
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Apr 2016 - 2 Nov 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 16:00
    Tuesday 10:00 16:00
    Wednesday 10:00 16:00
    Thursday 10:00 16:00
    Friday 10:00 16:00
    Saturday 10:00 16:00
    Sunday 12:00 16:00


    • Children Welcome

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome


    • Level Access As well as the tourist information and gift shop, the ground floor also gives access to the museum.
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Town Centre Shared site with VisitScotland Information Centre


    • Public Parking Nearby Free parking and paid parking.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • the gift shop
      • the information point


    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • some routes

    Attraction Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • There is a handrail by the ramp


    • Parking provided for visitors
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction
    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • with a ramp

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

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