Event Details

Deep Time and Scotland’s Time Lords
Saturday 20th May 2017This event has passed.

The earth is 4600 million years old! How big does your calculator need to be to work that out?! Over 200 years ago in Scotland, James Hutton found a piece of the puzzle. 100 years later Arthur Holmes did the maths. They are Scotland’s ‘time lords’. But what does that have to do with meteorites, moon rocks and radioactive bananas? Can you fit the extinction of the dinosaurs (65 million years ago) and the evolution of humans (2 million years ago) onto your very own earth clock?

Suitable for families. No booking required – just drop in!

Show times

10am - 4pm

Advance booking required


16th century Town House at the heart of Dunbar. Explore the building, discover the town. With friendly staff always on hand to bring the history of the town and surrounding area to life.

Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery
High Street Dunbar EH42 1ER


01620 820699

Entry prices


Time Lords LGE
Center map


Public Transit Links / Toilets / Gift Shop / Baby Changing / Disabled Access / Dedicated Seating / Accessible Toilets / Induction Loop 

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