Guided tours of the lead mine and period cottages, see how families lived and worked in Wanlockhead in the 18th and 19th centuries. Miners library with multi- media touch screen presentation, visitors centre with a superb display of rare minerals and mining equipment, including working models of mining machinery, many "hands on" exhibitions. There is also a Gold panning centre, where you can try your hand at panning, mabye take home a piece of Scottish gold.
Open daily: April to September E.Mail:
July and August:
Adult:£7.75, Child:£5.70, Concession:£5.70, Other prices see museum website
Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead, ML126UT.
Tel:(01659) 74387 Fax:(01659) 74481
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Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead