Whitburn Community Museum

In line with current guidance from the Scottish Government on social distancing, the Council's Community Museums are closed until further notice. During this time, the Museums Service will continue to post collection images and stories on West Lothian Council - Museums and Local History Facebook page

Now on show: Home Handicrafts

This exhibition showcases homecrafts in West Lothian and features a sewing machine, patterns and  two intricate samplers sewn by local girls.

Whitburn: Our Community Museum - Volunteers Wanted

The Museum Service has received funding from Museum Galleries Scotland to create a new Community Museum in Whitburn Partnership Centre. The museum will provide an opportunity to provide a fresh interpretation of the history of Whitburn from the perspective of the local community. We need your help to make it happen. We are looking for volunteers to get involved in:

  • Research
  • Carrying out oral history interviews
  • Selecting Objects
  • Writing label and panel text

You can get involved as an individual or as part of a community group. Full training will be provided. For more information or to sign up, email museums or call 01506 283652.

Opportunities for Community Displays

Are you part of a group that would like to put on a display at Whitburn Community Museum? The Museums Service is available to help local people create their own displays. If you are interested,  please contact the Museums Officer on 01506-283652 or e-mail museums@westlothian.gov.uk.

Opening Hours

Monday & Wednesday: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Tuesday & Friday: 11.00am - 5.00pm

Thursday: 10.00am - 7.00pm

Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00pm


  • Disabled parking bays nearby
  • Main doors have disabled push button access
  • Accessible toilet


Baillie plaque