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Hawick Museum

Closed Now: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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History and Art come together

This museum gives a wonderful insight into the history of the town the park and its famous people... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
helenjmoffat
Fascinating

A must see, to get a feel for the interesting history of Hawick, now a bit of a sleepy backwater in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“local history”(12 reviews)
“free entry”(5 reviews)
“worth a visit”(6 reviews)
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This museum is dedicated to the history of knitwear and hosiery industries of the area.
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Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick TD9 7JL, Scotland
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+44 1450 373457
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum gives a wonderful insight into the history of the town the park and its famous people but also showcases art right up to the modern day s something for everyone

Thank helenjmoffat
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see, to get a feel for the interesting history of Hawick, now a bit of a sleepy backwater in the beautiful Borders but once a thriving community with its cashmere mills and stunning scenery. The Museum will give you a taste of what...More

Thank 217peterm
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is attractively situated near the river bank. It's a good place to stroll to from the town centre - even on a rainy day. It is devoted to local history, and as an added attraction, at the moment it has an exhibition on...More

Thank CathodeFollower
Reviewed 4 October 2018

A wee gem set in lovely park land. Good info on local bikers (Guthrie and Hizzy), sometimes good art shows and a fascinating room of local antique house and craft wear.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 October 2018

You have to go see this museum to appreciate. So many interesting bits about Hawick, the wool industry, Jimmy Guthrie. I could go on and on, go visit. You won,t be sorry.

Thank cathleenw920
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We had heard about this museum and we thought while we were in Hawick we would visit,we walked in,a friendly receptionist welcomed us and explained where everything is and left us to browse.it was very interesting.the motorbikes of Steve Hislop along with other of his...More

Thank hughsan
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We decided to visit to see the Railway exhibition they have on at the minute. Lots of reading on the wall mounted posters so probably not so interesting for young visitors but a small model railway was switched on when we showed interest. . The...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Good and informative but not for young kids. Lots of fab information though. Definitely worth a look

Thank Arlene1990
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lots to see and do great history of the knitwear in Hawick . The surrounding area is stunning riverside walks walled garden great parking bridge across the river and a cafe.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Went to the museum on Sunday afternoon, we sat outside until it opened as we’d arrived earlier than the 2pm opening. When the doors opened a couple of other families went in before us. We got to the door to be told they weren’t open,...More

Thank Helen G
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Opening times April-September Monday- Friday, 10.00am-12.00pm and 1.00pm-5.00pm Saturday & Sunday 2.00pm-5.00pm October-March, Monday-Friday, 12.00pm-3.00pm and Sunday 1.00pm-3.00pm Closed Saturday
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