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National Museum of Rural Life

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National Museum of Rural Life
Wester Kittochside
Philipshill Road
East Kilbride
G76 9HR
Telephone (01312) 474377
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Escape to the countryside for a full day of family fun at our five-star museum and historic working farm.

Get close up and personal with our animals on the farm, visit our Georgian farmhouse and working farm with 1950s farming methods. Each season there’s something new, from lambing and sowing to hay making and harvesting.

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By bus
First Bus no. 31 from St Enoch Centre, Glasgow to Stewartfield Way. The Museum is 200m from the bus stop. Journey time approximately 40 minutes.

By train
From Glasgow Central Station to Thorntonhall, Hairmyres or East Kilbride station. The stations are approximately 3 miles from the Museum, then travel by taxi or bus.

By car
From Glasgow take the A727 to East Kilbride. From Edinburgh follow the M8 to Glasgow , turn off after Junction 6 on the A725 to East Kilbride. The Museum is clearly signposted before you reach East Kilbride.

If you are using satnav please use postcode G79 1AA. This will take you to the Centre 1 Tax Office. The museum is 5 minutes up from the Tax Office and is well signposted.

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