John Gray Centre

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.

Wild Prestongrange Face Painting Workshop!

  • 6 June 2015 From 1pm

Gather inspiration from our Wild Prestongrange exhibition for this hands-on workshop. Learn basic techniques of professional face-painting, including brush and sponge work. Practise on each other and transform yourself into woodland creatures, pink flowers and more! Part Part of the 3 Harbours Art Festival.
Three sessions run throughout the day at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Booking recommended. Book by calling us on 0131 653 2904
Or by emailing us at:

Suitable for

  • Any age


Prestongrange Museum
Morrisons Haven
East Lothian


£5 per person

John Gray Centre
15 Lodge Street
East Lothian
EH41 3DX




01620 820690

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