About the Museum

Museum dedicated to the life of Jim Clark, twice world motor racing champion in the 1960’s. Contains a unique collection of memorabilia, trophies and photographs. After Jim Clark's death his parents gifted the majority of the awards and trophies he had won in his racing career to Duns Town Council. After a public appeal a room was fitted out in Duns to display the collection. The Jim Clark Trophy Room was officially opened in 1969 and by 1992 it had welcomed over 200.000 visitors. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of Clark's death in 1993 Berwickshire Distrct council decided to refurbish the Room' and provide a museum' devoted to the career of Jim Clark which would appeal to visitors of all ages and interests, The refurbished room' was re-opened by Jackie Stewart on April 2 1993 as part of a Jim Clark Festival weekend. For the first time the room provides a comprehensive account of Clark's career in a fascinating display of trophies. awards, photographs, model cars and other memorabilia.



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Jim Clark Memorial Room Office

  • Address: 44 Newtown Street, Duns
  • Postcode: TD11 3AU
  • Phone: 01361 883961
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  • Late March to 31st October Opening Hours: April to 30th September - Monday to Saturday, 10.30am to 1pm, and 2pm to 4.30pm. Sunday 2pm to 4pm. October - Monday- Saturday, 1pm to 4pm. Closed Sunday.

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