Old Gala House is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

Old Gala House features several exhibition spaces which showcase a busy and varied programme of contemporary arts and crafts, combining touring exhibitions with the work of artists living in the Scottish Borders.

The Clapperton Room houses permanent displays relating to the life and work of Thomas Clapperton (1879-1962), a Galashiels sculptor with an international reputation.

Old Gala House

Free to all

Scott Crescent, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3JS

01896 752611


Opening times

Temporarily closed - Opening 25 June

Old Gala House Museum & Gallery tells the story of the town and its people along with hosting a vibrant programme of exhibitions and events.

New for 2022 is the Old Gala House Summer Art Fair, which sees an exciting selection of arts and crafts from a mix of artists and makers on show and for sale. The much anticipated annual exhibitions from local groups The Old Gala Club, this year looking at the town’s relationship with water, and Galashiels Studio Club are sure to delight again as will the exhibition by local artist Deborah Fallas. The Laird’s Room hosts an installation of work by Glasgow artist Ally Wallace which reflects his interest in Modernist architecture and the work of Peter Womersley, the architect behind the Netherdale Stadium in the town.

Admission is FREE - donations are appreciated!

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