Old Gala House

Historic Buildings & Homes

Scott Crescent, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 3JS

    Old Gala House And Scott Gallery is an impressive building boasting a history spanning five centuries.

    Discover the story of Old Gala House, its inhabitants and the early development of Galashiels.
    The museum includes a permanent collection plus three spaces catering for the lively temporary exhibition programme based on local heritage and unusual arts.

    Facilities also include family history research, children's events, a tearoom, audio guide, gardens, free car parking and a shop selling gifts, books and souvenirs.


    4 Museum
    Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    2016 Opening Times
    30 Mar 2016 - 31 Oct 2016

    Closed mondays March, April, May, September and October
    Open mondays June to August 10am-4pm
    Closed sundays March, April, May, September and October
    Open sundays June to August 1pm-4pm
    October opening hours are: tues-fri 1-4pm and saturdays 10-4pm


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • ASVA Member


    • Town Location


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Civil Ceremony

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Edinburgh. Take A7 south for 35 miles.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh. Take A7 south for 35 miles.

    Transport within Scotland

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

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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 :
      • a public toilet
      • the gift shop
      • the ticket issuing point

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria

    Attraction Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • There is a handrail by the ramp
    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2


    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
      • with a ramp
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site

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

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