Tweeddale Museum

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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.

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Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, World Cultures, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Social History

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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.


Tweeddale Museum
c/o Chambers Institute
High Street
Scottish Borders
EH45 8AJ



01721 724820


01721 724424

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