Discover a town’s treasures in an historic house in beautiful parkland. Hawick Museum is home to objects and artworks that are not just about Hawick, but a window on the world. There is always something new to see with a lively programme of changing art and museum exhibitions throughout the year. The Jimmie Guthrie and Steve Hislop exhibitions showcase the lives of Hawick’s two tragic motorcycle champions. The newly-refurbished War Memorial Room reveals the stories of Hawick’s people in Britain’s wars with military memorabilia, wartime souvenirs and audio-visuals.
Discover a town's treasure in an historic house set in beautiful parkland. This 18th century mansion became home to the town's museum in 1910 - the oldest museum in the Scottish Borders. The objects and fine works of art collected are not just about Hawick, but are a window on the world. The Jimmie Guthrie and Steve Hislop exhibitions showcase the lives and achievements of Hawick's two tragic motorcycle champions, making the museum a magnet for motorcyclists.
The museum, sited next to Hawick’s impressive war memorial, houses the town's hand-painted Rolls of Honour for those who lost their lives in the two world wars. The newly-refurbished War Memorial Room tells the story of Hawick's people in Britain's wars, with a fascinating collection of military memorabilia and wartime souvenirs on display.
Families will enjoy the Old Schoolroom and Park Gallery with their hands-on activities.
There's always something new to see with a lively programme of changing museum, art and craft exhibitions throughout the year, with accompanying activities.