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Annet House Museum & Garden is now closed to the public. The new Linlithgow Museum will open in Spring 2019



The new Linlithgow Museum opens on Friday 19th April 2019.

Located at the Linlithgow Partnership Centre, a short distance along the High St from the old Annet House Museum, entry to the new museum will be FREE. Highlights of the new museum exhibition include:

  • Mary Queen of Scots statue looking resplendent after her recent restoration
  • The collection’s trades and fraternities’ banners have returned from conservation and will be given the prominence that they deserve in our new museum exhibition
  • Children (and adults) will love our new hands-on interactives

The new museum will also include a completely flexible community space which will be used for school sessions, reminiscence sessions, film shows, talks and much, much more.

Opening times for the new museum

  • Monday, Wednesday-Saturday 10am – 4pm; Sunday 1pm – 4pm. The new museum will be closed to the public on a Tuesday although will be available to groups by prior arrangement.

Address and contact details

Linlithgow Museum, Linlithgow Partnership Centre, High St, Linlithgow, EH49 7EZ. Tel: 01506-670677, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new museum, we’re sure you will love your visit.




Get Involved in this new project

The move presents exciting new opportunities to update the existing museum displays which are 25 years old.

  • Take advantage of increased exhibition space
  • To take account of most recent research into local history.
  • Incorporate the most recent developments in display technology
  • Create a custom-built education centre with enhanced facilities to meet the needs of the whole community.

Become a Supporter

Just use our contact form to let us know that you would like to receive information about the project as it develops.


Funding for the project

  • West Lothian Council are giving support both in cash and kind
  • Applications are being submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund and also other charitable funds which specialise in supporting heritage developments
  • We also welcome personal donations. These can be made via the "Paypal Donate Button" at the top of each page of this website or at Annet House Museum, where the staff will be pleased to help you. Gift Aid Declarations are available on request.
  • Participate in Adopt an Object.


We are Moving to Linlithgow Partnership Centre

former County Buildings




Become a Volunteer

We need lots of pairs of hands and diverse skills to ensure delvery of a successful project. By becoming an active volunteer there will be opportunities to contribute to the development and realisation of the new museum.

Give us your contact details and we will be in touch shortly to invite you to meet us to learn more.