Cumbernauld Museum

Located within Cumbernauld Library, Allander Walk, Town Centre
Cumbernauld Museum

8 Allander Walk
Cumbernauld
G67 1EE

Plan Your Visit: Getting there, take the signs for Cumbernauld Town centre from the M80 and follow signs for ‘town centre shopping’ and park in main car park area.  Blue Badge parking in covered area beneath shopping centre, with lift to all floors.

Situated within the town’s main library, the museum tells the story of Cumbernauld and surrounding area from pre-history to the Romans and on through the 19th century, to the development of the new town in the 1960s.

The museum tells the story of Cumbernauld and surrounding area from pre-history to the Romans and on through the 19th century, to the development of the new town in the 1960s. Also featured are stories relating to local industry, sport, community life, wartimes and leisure. A combination of maps, photographs, artefacts and audio-visual material all come together to bring the area’s rich heritage to life. Key objects on display include a blanket woven in the 1880s by master weaver, William Smith from Smithyends and a gold locket presented to Alex Bryce in 1885 by his classmates for saving a child in the River Luggie.

Opening times:

Monday 9.00am – 7.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 7.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 7.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 7.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 7.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday Closed

Disabled Access and Facilities: Accessible by ramps and elevators.  Disabled toilets are available within the Town Centre Complex but not within the library itself.

Take the signs for Cumbernauld Town centre from the M80 and follow signs for ‘town centre shopping’ and park in main car park area.  Blue Badge parking in covered area beneath shopping centre, with lift to all floors.

Other facilities:Shopping centre with cafes and supermarkets close by; parking available beside accessible lift.  Local studies research area.  Main lending library in the same building.

School & Group Visits: Term-time workshops for schools can be arranged via the contact details to the right of your screen.  There is also a programme of activities over the summer and during other seasonal holiday periods.

What’s On:

  • Temporary Exhibitions
  • Activities & Events

Contact Us

Like to know more..?  For more information call the number on the right hand side of this page.