John Gray Centre

John Gray Centre
15 Lodge Street
East Lothian
EH41 3DX




01620 820690

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John Gray Centre

The John Gray Centre Museum is located on the first floor of the Centre. This 5-star museum tells the story of East Lothian from its earliest settlers to present-day communities. Explore the land, the sea and the people of this historic region through our film, audio guides, activity sheets and handling objects. The Centre also contains the Haddington branch library and East Lothian Archives and Local History Centre.

Venue Type:

Library, Museum, Archive

Opening hours

Monday–Friday, 10am–5pm; Saturday, 10am–4pm; Sunday, 1pm–4pm
Museum closed Wednesday and Thursday from 1 October to 31 March. For opening hours for library, archive and local history centre, see

Admission charges

Free entry

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Luminate: Storytelling workshop with Tim Porteus.

  • 25 October 2014 12-1pm

Learn how to craft a gripping story from
your anecdotes of East Lothian’s past,
and help Tim create one big story from
all your tales (tall or otherwise!).

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Luminate: Creative workshop with artist Clare Mcintrye

  • 25 October 2014 10:30-11:30am

Creative workshop with artist Clare McIntyre: make 'stained glass' suncatchers or buttons and badges inspired by local medals and uniforms from WWI.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children