Almond Valley Heritage Trust
Almond Valley Heritage Trust is a community enterprise, registered in Scotland as a company limited by guarantee.It is a four-star visitor attraction under the VisitScotland grading scheme and have achieved full registration under the museum accreditation scheme.
Almond Valley is an independent museum that exists to preserve and interpret the history and environment of West Lothian. Through operation of Almond Valley we aim to make this heritage accessible, engaging and enjoyed by everyone
Almond Valley Heritage Trust was established in 1990, the successor to a series of community-based volunteer initiatives dating back to the early 1970's. Nominated representatives from West Lothian Council and from the Friends of Livingston Mill, a volunteer support group, are represented on the Board of Trustees
The Trust offers a unique resource for informal family-based learning, a safe, social, and enriching environment for families and children, and provides a broad range of opportunities for community involvement and volunteer participation. It has won a range of awards for innovative educational and interpretative work, and was named Scottish Museum of the Year in 2002.
Admission prices and other charges are maintained at levels that are affordable to all, and over 85,000 people use and visit Almond Valley every year.
Many organisations and individuals have contributed to this success and receives an element of revenue support from West Lothian Council.
For further info`, contact:
Almond Valley Heritage Trust,
Tel: 01506 414957
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