Museums in Prestonpans

Find museums in Prestonpans. Listings include Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust, Prestongrange Museum and Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 05/29/20
    Fancy a virtual tour of the iconic Prestongrange Beam Engine? Why not make a cuppa and enjoy a virtual stroll around the building. Our short film goes to the top and includes some pretty vertiginous...
    > Prestongrange Museum
  • 05/28/20
    Wooden hutches or wagons, were used to transport hewn coal from the pit bottom to the pit surface. This example was used during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries at Prestongrange Colliery and was...
    > Prestongrange Museum
  • 05/14/20
    Another example of early protective headwear. This is a miner's safety helmet of black pressed pulp. It is made from rigid panels secured with rivets. Above the brim run holes woven with a shoe-lace ...
    > Prestongrange Museum
  • 05/13/20
    Continuing our showcase of objects made at Prestongrange these plant pot holders and bird bath are some of the more unusual! We displayed these in a pottery exhibition in the Powerhouse but haven’t h...
    > Prestongrange Museum