VISIT US

Find out about our opening times, location, admission fees and accessibility

OPENING HOURS

Our main season runs from April until October with special events in December

FEBRUARY 2024

Open 10-18th February, Open 11:00-16:30 (last admission 16:00)

29 MARCH – 27 OCTOBER 2024

Open 7 days a week 11:00 – 16:30 (last admission 16:00)

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2024

Open 30 November, 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 24 December, Open 11:00 – 15:30 (last admission 15:00)

JANUARY 2025

Open 2 & 3 January 2025 11:00 – 15:30 (last admission 15:00)

LOCATION

TRAVEL BY CAR

Bo’ness Station is in the town centre and has lots of free parking. M9 J5 or J3 then follow the brown tourist signs to Bo’ness and the railway. Satnav, EH51 9AQ. If you are travelling by an electric vehicle, there are 5 electric car charging points (connectors) available at Union Street Car Park, less than 5 minutes walk from the station.

TRAVEL BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Linlithgow is the nearest mainline station. Visitors should alight here and make their way to Linlithgow Cross and the bus stop outside The Four Marys pub. Please see www.travellinescotland.com or call 0871 200 2233 for information about bus services.

TRAVEL BY TAXI

You can get a taxi with Express Taxis by calling 01506 824244. The taxi company has a wheelchair accessible vehicle

PARKING

We have a free car park with accessible parking spaces. From the car park to the entrance there is level access via the Visitor Trail (500m)

ADMISSION PRICES

Adult £7
Under 5s FREE
Child (5-16 years) £2
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £15
Carer FREE (proof required)

Annual Passes – Unlimited visits in 12 months
Adult £12
Under 5s FREE
Child (5-16 years) £3
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £20

The Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway, Miniature Railway, Station Buffet and main Gift Shop are open on select days, April – October.

ACCESSIBILITY

LEVEL ACCESS

The 500m Visitor Trail provides level access to the Museum of Scottish Railways. The Visitor Trail is located beside the Miniature Railway next to the Station building.

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There is level access from the main entrance to:

  • Toilets including disabled toilet with baby changing
  • Small gift shop
  • Small café area
  • Main exhibition halls
  • Viewing Gallery – level access and a wheelchair accessible lift. Accessible toilets are also located in this building.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

  • Two exhibition halls – level access throughout the Museum. We have where possible provided ramp access to a selection of vehicles on display
  • Display Shelter – level access and is located on the Visitor Trail
  • Viewing Gallery where you can see restoration in action – level access and a wheelchair accessible lift for access to the Viewing Gallery

MAIN ENTRANCE

  • Level access to the Museum is via the Visitor Trail. Access is also available over the footbridge
  • Tickets to the Museum are purchased at our front desk or at the Station Booking Office on running days

GUIDE DOGS ARE ALLOWED