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The Great Tapestry of Scotland: Entry Ticket

Discover Scotland's History all in one place!

The Great Tapestry of Scotland
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
Last admission: 1 hour and 30 minutes before closing
Wheelchair accessible
Provider: The Great Tapestry of Scotland
Registered address: 14-20 High Street, TD1 1SD, Galashiels, GB
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Admission to the Great Tapestry of Scotland
Access to the temporary exhibitions
Food and drinks
  • Explore Europe's biggest tapestry, crafted by 1,000 Scottish stitchers - a visual narrative of Scotland's history, woven by its own people
  • Discover Scotland's rich past, heritage, innovations, and culture with 160 meticulously hand-stitched panels arranged in chronological order
  • Grab a bite from the cafe with a selection of fresh sandwiches, salads, platters, and cakes, all crafted from the finest ingredients from Scotland's natural larder

Let the threads of history weave their magic around you and discover the fascinating story of Scotland through 160 exquisitely hand-stitched panels, chronologically showcasing the nation's history, heritage, innovations, and culture.

From the formation of the land itself to the present day, each panel and image is designed to be easily understood, with accompanying text to bring to life tales of struggles, ambitions, successes, failures, and the quest for meaning and belonging.

Created by the people of Scotland, the Scottish Tapestry is a majestic tribute to the nation's vibrant history and breathtaking landscapes.

With over 1,000 men, women, and children contributing their talents, this Tapestry stands as one of the most ambitious community projects ever undertaken in Scotland – a true work of art by the nation, for the nation.

Simply show your mobile ticket to our Visitor Officer on arrival in the Great Tapestry of Scotland.

The Great Tapestry of Scotland
Saturday 09:30 - 17:00
Sunday 09:30 - 17:00
Monday 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00
The Great Tapestry of Scotland
14-20 High Street, TD1 1SD, Galashiels
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  • Get a full refund if you select a refundable ticket during checkout and cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit.
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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Margaret,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
12 Jun 2024
Entry to the Great Tapestry of Scotland