The Wee Museum of Memory

The Wee Museum of Memory The Living Memory Association is a reminiscence project which has been around since 1986 & now thrives at The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal where around 100 people of all ages & nationalities pop in each day to engage with objects from the past.

The Wee Museum of Memory is free to enter. At our two reminiscence centre museums you can come in and do some impromptu reminiscing. There is usually one of our team available for a blether. Feel free to pick up objects and look at our nostalgic photographs. Primary school children, handling the wide variety of objects on display, ask what some of them could possibly be used for. Brought up with l

The Wee Museum of Memory is free to enter. At our two reminiscence centre museums you can come in and do some impromptu reminiscing. There is usually one of our team available for a blether. Feel free to pick up objects and look at our nostalgic photographs. Primary school children, handling the wide variety of objects on display, ask what some of them could possibly be used for. Brought up with l

Operating as usual

Free activities for kids this summer at The Wee Museum of Memory...
13/07/2021

Free activities for kids this summer at The Wee Museum of Memory...

12/07/2021
Memories of Smokng

Another dreich day in store, bringing another fantastic opportunity to visit our Wee #Museum of #memory at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. In this short clip Miles takes us back to the days when smoking was cool and you can have a look at our wide range of puffing paraphernalia along with a load of wonderful treasures from days gone by on the top floor of OT in #Leith...

06/07/2021

As we wait patiently for the monsoons to subside, why not pop in to see us today at our Wee #Museum of Memoryin Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. Jam packed with interesting stuff to pick up from umpteen different eras...

It is absolutely bucketing down.  This is what's known as a #Museum day, so zoom right down to see us at Ocean Terminal ...
05/07/2021

It is absolutely bucketing down. This is what's known as a #Museum day, so zoom right down to see us at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, enjoy the free parking and the sheer dryness of our fabulous Wee Museum on the top floor. All ages welcome!

It is absolutely bucketing down. This is what's known as a #Museum day, so zoom right down to see us at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, enjoy the free parking and the sheer dryness of our fabulous Wee Museum on the top floor. All ages welcome!

01/07/2021
Radios

Open today until 4pm at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre on the top floor, pop in and see us and our excellent treasure trove of objects from the past, including these Trannys from the dim and distant past. Did you have any of these in your house?

Since opening in 1986, our Wee Museum (and Little Shop!) of #Memory has welcomed thousands of visitors, many of whom hav...
30/06/2021
LifeStory: Tommy Carson 4 :Dancing

Since opening in 1986, our Wee Museum (and Little Shop!) of #Memory has welcomed thousands of visitors, many of whom have told us their story and had it recorded. Soon, we will start recording memories again and maybe one day with your permission your Mum, Dad, Gran or Grandad might be the next star of our 'Lifestory' podcast. Here is our most recent show, featuring 98yr old Tommy Carson's memories of his dance hall days...
https://lifestory.libsyn.com/tommy-carson-4-dancing

In this episode Tommy Carson takes us out dancing. Its 1935and Tommy who is 13 years old puts on his Dads flannels and heads out to Dalgleish Dance Hall on St Mary's Street Edinburgh. This is the first time he's ever gone to the dancing and he copies how the older dancers move and hold themselves. H...

29/06/2021

Come on down and see us today at our great wee #museum in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, where you could share a delicious glass of Cremola Foam with us, as long as you don’t mind the powder being 40 years past its sell by date. Not that sell by dates even existed in those days...

24/06/2021
Videos to Stimulate Reminiscence

For those of you (or your Mums, Dads and Grandparents) who are missing our Tuesday reminiscence groups at The Wee Museum, we have a YouTube channel packed with great content to spark #memories and conversation. This particular playlist has themed videos hosted by our very own genial host magnificent Miles Tubb, and they all come complete with notes and suggestions for further questions to stir the mind back to its earlier days... https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIua2TATOLxsvntms8U6CAr1lkfm_MRJ4

And we will let you know on here as soon as our groups are allowed to start up again. In the meantime feel free to pop in for a cup of tea and some chat any time!

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22/06/2021
Boardgames & Boxed Games

Come on down to our Wee #museum of Memory today and check out our great selection of boxed games from the past! Always free to enter and always a warm welcome from us at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre on the top floor.

17/06/2021

Bring in the kids today for a visit to save them from the baking Scottish heat! Loads of great toys and games from the past to sift through here in our Wee Museum at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, #Edinburgh...

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15/06/2021
Old Time Cameras

We are open today and ready to show you our excellent collection of cameras from the past. Or just to offer you a comfy seat, a cup of tea and a chat if you are feeling in need of a pal. Right beside The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA on the top level of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. We don’t look quite as welcoming as usual with our masks on, but trust that we are smiling underneath!

10/06/2021

Come and visit us today at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and have a look at our washing plungers and mangles, beautifully showcased here by Miles...

08/06/2021

Enjoy a break from the overwhelming Scottish heat and visit us today at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre on the top floor right beside The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA. Make sure to check out our collection of TVs from the days before Netflix when we only had two channels...

01/06/2021

Do you know anyone living with dementia?
We are looking for contributions to our Dementia Podcast project. Family, friends or carers recording reminiscences about experiences and memories.
Contact us: [email protected] or pop into the Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal for more information.
Living Memory Association Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre Life Changes Trust #dementia

Photos from Living Memory Association's post
01/06/2021

Photos from Living Memory Association's post

Beware the haar!  To avoid being captured by a ghost ship which sails out of the mist from some lost battle hundreds of ...
31/05/2021

Beware the haar! To avoid being captured by a ghost ship which sails out of the mist from some lost battle hundreds of years ago, the safest place to shelter on a chilly day like like is The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, right beside Brittania. Come in, pick up our wonderful selection of objects from the past and wonder where the time has gone. Guaranteed safety from pirates, and free to enter!

Beware the haar! To avoid being captured by a ghost ship which sails out of the mist from some lost battle hundreds of years ago, the safest place to shelter on a chilly day like like is The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, right beside Brittania. Come in, pick up our wonderful selection of objects from the past and wonder where the time has gone. Guaranteed safety from pirates, and free to enter!

26/05/2021

The weather forecast for FOREVER is just rain, so it is time to plan ahead. A visit to The Wee Museum of Memory will ensure non sogginess on Thursday or Friday this week, we open at 1000 sharp-ish and wait patiently for your arrival until 1600, showcasing the kind of treasure from #daysgoneby that John is talking about here. Bring those old cassettes in, and we will play them for you at top volume!

25/05/2021

The pure Scottish rain continues to fall but our roof is still holding! Come in out of the cold and visit us at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre right next to The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA. A wealth of treasures from #daysgoneby await you, including the wonderful contents of this old kitchen cupboard...

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18/05/2021

We are open today and all week from 1030-1600 (11-1600 at the weekends) at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, crammed with treasure from days gone by such as these wonderful books of scraps...

13/05/2021

Come on in out of the rain and discover a hoard of treasures from the past at our Wee Museum in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, including our massive collection of 78 RPM records and record players from days gone by...

04/05/2021
Summer Has Been Cancelled

Escape the rain and visit us at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre today! Always free to enter (and with free parking) and packed with wonderful memories that you can actually pick up. And dry AND warm, what more could you ask for! (Age restriction on entry, visitors must be between 0 and 130 years old)

Hello and thank you so much to all for liking and following our new page, which we have added to our existing ones at th...
29/04/2021

Hello and thank you so much to all for liking and following our new page, which we have added to our existing ones at the Living Memory Association and Thelma Podcasts to represent our wonderful wee museum at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and keep people posted about events and happenings there. Just a quick message to say we are open today and every week day from 1030 until 1600 and from 1100 until 1500 on Friday and Saturday. Hope you can come in and see us soon, we have something for all age ranges from very small to very old in our 'hands on' magic window to the past. And for those who need a seat after they have wandered round our Wee Museum, there is also the option to slump into our comfy seats and have a blether and a cup of tea with our staff any weekday so feel free to bring along Grandads, Grandmas, Uncles, Aunties, Mums, Dads and old pals who might be in need of a wee bit of company! And before long, our Tuesday reminscence group and our other regular events and gatherings will be launching once again. Onward to cheerier times!

All shares much appreciated!
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Hello and thank you so much to all for liking and following our new page, which we have added to our existing ones at the Living Memory Association and Thelma Podcasts to represent our wonderful wee museum at Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and keep people posted about events and happenings there. Just a quick message to say we are open today and every week day from 1030 until 1600 and from 1100 until 1500 on Friday and Saturday. Hope you can come in and see us soon, we have something for all age ranges from very small to very old in our 'hands on' magic window to the past. And for those who need a seat after they have wandered round our Wee Museum, there is also the option to slump into our comfy seats and have a blether and a cup of tea with our staff any weekday so feel free to bring along Grandads, Grandmas, Uncles, Aunties, Mums, Dads and old pals who might be in need of a wee bit of company! And before long, our Tuesday reminscence group and our other regular events and gatherings will be launching once again. Onward to cheerier times!

All shares much appreciated!
#memories #museums #museumsreopening #reminiscence #reminiscing Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1000 Places to See Before You Die Places To Go Secret Edinburgh Visit Edinburgh Beautiful Edinburgh Secret Edinburgh An Unusual Guide "Echoes From The Past" Museums and More Museum Mouth

Address

The Wee Museum Of Memory, Ocean Terminal, Ocean Drive
Edinburgh
EH6 6JJ

Opening Hours

Monday 10:30 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:30 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:30 - 16:00
Thursday 10:30 - 15:00
Friday 10:30 - 15:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Telephone

+447714783726

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