John Muir's life and work has inspired people all over the world. Discover how the boy borm in this house became one of the driving forces behind the global conservation movement. Our absorbing hands-on interpretation centre will take you on a journey through john Muir's life as a pioneering conservationist, explorer, writer, geologist and inventor. Our friendly, well-informed staff are always on hand to help answer questions.
Monday–Saturday, 10am–5pm; Sunday, 1pm–5pm Closed Monday and Tuesday from 1 October to 31 March.
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Facilities and services
- Baby changing facilities
- Breastfeeding facilities
- Buggy parking facilities
- Children's play area
- Facilities for private functions and events
- Meeting room available
- Toilets for disabled
- Wheelchair access to all public areas
- Members/Friends facilities offered
- Mail order service available
- Education facilities available
- Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
The building is fully accessible with 3 floors of family friendly interactive displays complemented by a lively exhibition and events programme and a shop offering books and gifts for all ages.
- Activities for pre-school children
- Events and resources for children and families
- Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
- Large print information and/or interpretation
- Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
- Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
- Information point provided
- Membership and/or Friends scheme offered
- Pre-booking service for groups
- Volunteering scheme offered
- Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
- Direct teaching services for schools
- Early years education service available
- Primary school education service available
- Secondary school education service available
- Special educational needs education services available
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