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John Gray Centre

Open Now: 13:00 - 16:00
Open today: 13:00 - 16:00
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Interesting local archive and tourist info point

lots of local information and leaflets / maps available - internet access and wi-fi, helpful... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Jamie B
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Great place

Coming here was one of my highlights of walking through haddington staff were very helpful and the... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Tyninghame, United Kingdom
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The John Gray Centre houses the County's Archives & Local History Department, a Museum covering the entire County's history from the Prehistoric settlements up to the present day and a branch library for Haddington, which also provides access to...more
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15 Lodge Street, Haddington EH41 3DX, Scotland
+44 1620 820690
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

lots of local information and leaflets / maps available - internet access and wi-fi, helpful friendly staff.

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Coming here was one of my highlights of walking through haddington staff were very helpful and the resources and facilities are wonderful

Thank johngurnish
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are in East Lithium. A well laid out and informative guide to the social history of the local area.

Thank WithoutAHitch1
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A great place to stop by and check out for both locals and tourists alike. The toilets are clean and the staff are very accommodating and friendly. The museum upstairs is very nice and full of local history. If you want to do more, there...More

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J G C, Manager at John Gray Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

My cousin and I visited looking for any information available to us re our Grandparents from 1928. I can’t thank Bill and his colleagues enough for the assistance they gave us. Everyone was so friendly and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. I am visiting from...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Good local library. Excellent research facilities. Computers available. Refreshments available. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank geomus
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We spent an entire day here and wished we had time to stay a week! We were doing family research and were able to find many treasures and interesting anecdotes about our family who lived in Dunbar and surrounds in the 1700's... The staff were...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

We visited the centre with our grandchildren. They took part in the Easter Egg hunt and also enjoyed the hands on exhibits. They actually liked it more than dynamic earth! It is well thought out and extremely interesting and informative. A real glimpse of life...More

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J G C, Manager at John Gray Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit so much. We have several new exhibitions every year and always try to include something for our younger visitors! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Was going to visit on tuesday when i knew it opened longer hours but something cropped up so went Wednesday instead, when i thought i'd read it was open 9-5. Its an hours bus journey from Edinburgh. Oh dear, my mistake, the centre is open...More

1  Thank Judith W
J G C, Manager at John Gray Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Dear Judith Sorry that you were unable to access our resources when you wanted to, but thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experiences. As you say people can find our opening time on our website and we will do...More

Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a great place if you want to visit an interesting, old, Scottish market town, and find out more about the region of which it is the centre. There is a semi-permanent exhibition about the history of East Lothian, and changing temporary exhibitions on...More

Thank Andrew G
J G C, Archivist at John Gray Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thanks so much for your review. Really glad you enjoyed your visit. best wishes, Fran

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