Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum
A family-friendly free open-air museum where you can discover its importance in the story of a Scotland’s Industrial Revolution. The site has been a harbour, glassworks, pottery, coal mine and brick works. Coal had been mined in this area since the medieval times. Salt had been panned here for nearly as long. In the 1500s a harbour was constructed. Glassworks established during the 1600s and in the 1700s and 1800s, was the location of pottery kilns. Later in the 1800s and 1900s a brickworks and a colliery were established here.
Museum open all year
Admission is Free
The visitor centre and exhibitions are open between 11.30am and 4.30pm from April to October.
Musselburgh Racecourse, Morrison’s Haven and Levenhall Links are close by.
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