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.
The King, the Queen and the Vicious Strumpet exhibition

The King, the Queen and the Vicious Strumpet

  • 3 February — 22 May 2014 *on now

These are just a few of the characters you’ll meet at this archives exhibition! Celebrating the homecoming of many of East Lothian’s archives from the National Records of Scotland, the exhibition showcases material never before displayed in the county.

Pop along to the temporary exhibitions gallery at the museum any time during museum opening hours, and keep an eye on our What’s On for news of related events and a chance to see more archives close-up. You can also get a taster of the exhibition by having a look at our online pages about it.

Suitable for

  • Any age