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Over 28 of our staffed sites have now reopened and we are delighted to welcome you back. Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee entry. Find out more and book now


Prices and opening times


We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe.

Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee entry.

Buy tickets
Category Admission price
Adult (16-64yrs) £6.00
Concession (65yrs+ and unemployed) £4.80
Child (5-15yrs) £3.60
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £15.00
HS Member (Adult) * £4.80
HS Member (Concession) * £3.80
HS Member (Child) * £2.90

* The Museum and Priory are free for Historic Scotland members and no booking is required to visit. Members receive a 20% discount for the Whithorn Story Exhibition, guided tour and digital experience.

The Historic Scotland members' retail discount does not apply at the Whithorn Story Exhibition.

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


1 Apr to 31 Oct:
Sunday to Friday, 11am to 4pm

Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm


1 November to 31 March

Unexpected closures

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close at short notice.

Before you travel, you can view current unexpected closures.

Historic Scotland

Opening times

1 Apr to 31 Oct:
Sun to Fri, 11am to 4pm

The museum is closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm


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