Campbeltown Heritage Centre


Witchburn Road, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6JU

    Learn about the fascinating life and times of Campbeltown at its superb local history museum.

    Housed inside the former Lorne Street Church dating from 1868, the Campbeltown Heritage Museum provides compelling insights into the cultural, social and economic influences which have shaped the development of this unique town. Informative interpretive displays accompanied by historical photographs chart the evolution and impact of Campbeltown’s key industries including agriculture, distilling, mining and military. Standout exhibits include and old fishing skiff, models of how the town used to appear in the early 1900s, antique military uniforms and a mounted golden eagle, one of area’s native species. There are also evocative displays that recreate traditional trades that were once essential to the town which includes the cooper’s workshop. In the grounds of the centre are other interesting artefacts including a naval gun, a large bell and agricultural machines.    

    2 Museum
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Ticket Information
    Entry Free

    Free entry, donations welcome and appreciated

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Machrihanish Airport, 3 miles to Campbeltown Heritage Centre on right just before town centre.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Campbeltown ferry terminal proceed along seafront to Main Street at top of which turn right on to Machrihanish Road. Heritage centre 100 yards on left.


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