Explore life in the countryside at this museum and historic working farm, just 13 miles from Glasgow's city centre. Please book a timed entry ticket online at nms.ac.uk/rural in advance of your visit. This includes National Museums Scotland Members, National Museum of Rural Life Annual Pass holders and National Trust for Scotland Members.
↵In the museum, learn about the land, people and ways of working that have shaped Scotland's rural history, and discover Scotland's largest collection of tractors, combine harvesters and other farming machinery.
Just a short walk or tractor-trailer ride from the museum is the working farm, home to Ayrshire, Aberdeen Angus and Highland cattle, Tamworth pigs, sheep, hens and Clydesdale horses.
Don't forget to round off your visit with a stop at the museum's cafe, the perfect place for some good old-fashioned home baking. Or bring your own picnic to enjoy in the outdoor play park and picnic area.
A range of safety measures are in place in line with Scottish Government guidelines. This includes pre-booked timed entry, face coverings, enhanced cleaning, sneeze screens and hand sanitising stations. Please do not visit the museum if you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of Coronavirus.
We want you to have a safe and enjoyable visit: