Admissions and Opening Times


Opening times

Almond Valley Heritage Centre and the Museum of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry are open every day of the year from 10am until 5pm except for 25th & 26th December, 1st & 2nd January.


Adults £11
Senior (66+) £10
Children (aged 2-15) £9

Person requiring active support of carer is standard admission plus one carer free.

Unaccompanied children are not admitted.

Additional charges are made for play sessions in our indoor soft play area (£2 per 1 hour), and for seasonal tractor rides (£1 per person) and train rides (£2.00 per person).

Annual pass

Adults £45

Children (age 2-15 years) £35

Car parking


Almond Valley Heritage Trust

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.