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September 2018

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An Ingenious Whittler – John Muir The Inventor

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Our ever-popular temporary exhibition returns celebrating the amazing machines that John Muir invented to make life easier.  His designs included clocks and barometers to plans for study desks and 'early rising machines'. Sit on the loafer's chair for a noisy surprise or draw up a blueprint for your own invention!

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October 2018

October Holiday Family Fun – Inventions!

Friday, October 5, 2018 - Sunday, October 21, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Table Saw

What does John Muir have in common with Wallace and Gromit? They both invented a machine to get them out of bed in the morning! Drop in any time over October half term and explore our temporary exhibition John Muir - An Ingenious Whittler.  Have a go at making and designing your own inventions - can you make an early rising machine? What about a clock a table saw or a barometer?  These were all ingenious inventions by John.  What…

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Weekend Family Fun – Scootchers and Scary Stories!

Friday, October 26, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Drop in anytime this weekend to find out about the scootchers and scary stories John and his friends would play. Who were the Dandy Doctors? Why was John so scared of them? Once you have explored you can do some Halloween colouring and word searches to take home!  

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