Research facilities


Access to material in the Research Room at the Museum is currently limited. Please be aware that you may not be able to see material which is usually available.

The research room will be closed from 31st December 2018.

Research room

  • Open Monday to Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00.
  • Volunteers available to assist every Monday and Wednesday, 10:00 to 16:00.
  • Appointments not necessary for ‘open shelved’ research material.

Research material

  • Archive and census material.
  • Primary sources for local history research.
  • Macfie Calvert Collection to view by appointment
  • For collection research opportunities please contact us


  • Internet access.
  • Microfilm and microfiche readers to give you the maximum access to historical documents in our collection such as maps.
  • Refreshment room.