Almond Valley Heritage Centre/Museum of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry

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Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Millfield
West Lothian
EH54 7AR

  • Phone: 01506 414957

Almond Valley offers delights and discoveries for all the family. Here there is the chance to meet some friendly farm animals and hours of play in our brilliant play areas, both indoors and outside. Then there's time to relax and discover the secrets of West Lothian's past in the warmth of the museum.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Almond Valley is open from 10 am to 5pm every day of the year (except December 25th, 26th and January 1st & 2nd.)


Please check before visiting. Adults £9.50 Seniors £8.50 children £7.50 (age 3-15 years)

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Breastfeeding facilities
  • Buggy parking facilities
  • Children's play area
  • High chairs in café/restaurant
  • Indoor soft play area
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Cafeteria
  • Dogs welcome
  • Members/Friends facilities offered
  • Parking for coaches
  • Picnic area
  • Public car park
  • Refreshments
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wi-fi available
  • Education facilities available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups


  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Handling sessions
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Membership and/or Friends scheme offered
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Volunteering scheme offered
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Online teaching materials available
  • Primary school education service available

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