Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum

Events and Activities


Wild Afternoon

Sunday 5th June | 12 noon - 4.00pm | FREE entry, but suggested donation of £2.00 per family.

Celebrate all things wild in this interactive afternoon for youngsters and their families. Handle exotic animals, go on a wild storytelling adventure, experience wild facepainting, and go on exciting nature trails. There will also be animal balloon modelling and nature themed craft activities for all to enjoy. Let's go wild at Prestongrange!


School holiday and weekend activities – looking for something to do?

Suitable for children of all ages, and accompanying adults | £1 donation per child.  Pick up a copy of our What’s On Guide or look online for our fun crafty drop-in activities and events at all our venues.


Summer Holiday Workshops

Every week 4 July–16 August | Tuesdays and Thursdays £3.70 per child | Suitable for ages 4–12 | Booking essential

John Muir’s Birthplace (Tuesday at 10.30am), John Gray Centre (Thursday at 10.30pm), Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery (Tuesday at 9.45am) and Prestongrange Museum (Thursday at 2pm)

Join us for our popular workshops over the summer holidays. Full details of workshops and how to book will be online from mid-May onwards. Please contact individual museums for details of availability. Workshops last 1.5 hours and are designed to be accessible to all.


Tiny Tuesdays

Every Tuesday in May–September 10.30am-11.30am | 0-3 year olds | Prestongrange | £2 donation

Join us for wee crafts, stories and dance to stimulate children’s creativity. Tiny Tuesdays are a great time for adults to meet, find support and bond with their babies and toddlers.


Children's University

We are delighted that all our museums are Learning Destinations for the Children's University. The Children's University is a fabulous charity that encourages children aged 5 to 14 to try new experiences and develop new skills and interests by participating in Learning Activities outside school. Remember to bring your Learning Passport with you when you visit! Interested in the scheme and want to know more - just click on the link above and you'll find all the information you need!


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