Tweeddale Museum was established by William Chambers, the founder of the famous publishing house. His aim was to create a centre of learning in his home town. This is still the aim of the museum and gallery, which present a lively and diverse programme of exhibitions in this historic building throughout the year.
Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, World Cultures, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Social History
Spinning A Yarn -Mill Memories
- 14 May 2016 11am-3:30pm
In this lively and engaging look at our Rare Book Collection, we will highlight items which showcase the adventurous side of Edinburgh and some of its trailblazing residents. Discover sources which have inspired tales of historical adventure to real life accounts of daring exploits and look at some of the earliest maps to see if 'X' really marks the spot.
c/o Chambers Institute