A Day to Fuel the Imagination

Almond Valley Heritage Trust

A green, riverside site surrounds the traditional buildings of Livingston Mill and farm, which is home to all manner of friendly farm animals and smaller creatures.

Amongst fields, woods and garden lie imaginative play and discovery areas, trailer rides, and a narrow-gauge railway.

Pride of place at entrance to the site lies the Museum of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry.

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Opening Times

Due to the public health crisis, please check with the venue before you travel. 

You may need to book tickets in advance, and opening times can change at short notice.

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Ticket info

Adults - £9.50
Retired (state pension age) - £8.50
Children (aged 3-15) - £7.50

Unaccompanied children are not admitted.

Additional charges are made for play sessions in our indoor soft play area (£1 per 30min), and for seasonal tractor rides (50p per person) and train rides (£1.00 per person).

What's On

Welcome to the Almond Valley Heritage Trust What's on section.
Our events team are working on adding new exhibitions and activities.

Please come back soon.


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The Collection

Almond Valley's Recognised collection celebrates Scotland's pioneering shale oil industry, and includes objects illustrating mining, retorting and refining processes, the products of the industry, and how they were marketed. The museum archive holds the surviving official records of the shale oil companies.