Community Museum Spaces

In addition to Community Museums, West Lothian also has smaller museum spaces, available for community displays.

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, our display spaces are currently closed.

Tam Dalyell House, Linlithgow Partnership Centre

The Museums Service has a case in the Linlithgow Partnership Centre which currently features items from Linlithgow's original town museum.

If your group or organisation would like to use the case, please contact the Museums Officer on 01506-283652 or e-mail

The Museums Service is also hosting a temporary exhibition, "West Lothian's War, 1939-1945" in the Linlithgow Museum.  Visit the exhibition and explore the impact of WW2 on West Lothian and delve into the stories of local people who served.

 Opening Hours

  • Monday & Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
  • Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm  
  • Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00pm

Lanthorn Library

The case in Lanthorn Library is currently hosting a display of objects on schooldays

If your group or organisation would like to use the case for community displays, please contact the Museums Development Officer on 01506 283666 or e-mail

Opening Hours

  • Monday: 10am - 3pm
  • Tuesday: 11am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 11am - 4pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 7pm
  • Friday: 11am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 1pm

West Calder Library

The Museums Service now has a display case in the IT Suite. This currently features an object-based display commemorating the Burngrange disaster.

Opening Hours

  • Monday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Tuesday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Wednesday: 11.00am - 4.00pm
  • Thursday: 11.00am - 6.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am - 1.00pm