The museums and galleries of the Highlands are home to a number of unique and high quality exhibitions and displays. Learn about the geography of the area and witness the story of the rural community over the last century.
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Timespan Heritage and Arts Centre is a museum of social and natural history, contemporary art gallery, archive, gift shop, herb garden and cafe.
The Land, Sea and Islands Visitor Centre is on the site of a derelict smiddy in a stunning situation in the heart of Arisaig village.
Dingwall Museum is a local history museum in the Highlands.
Take a journey through time in the north west Highlands at the Gairloch Heritage Museum, discovering the culture, heritage and customs of the beautiful area.
Explore the mysteries and discover the history of the world famous Loch at the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition Experience.
The Clan Gunn Heritage Centre tells the story of one of Scotland's oldest clans, from its Norse origins to the present day.
The Orbost Gallery features a wide range of professional artwork celebrating the stunning and unique landscapes and features of Skye and the Highlands.
Discover what life was like for local children living in the Highlands through history at the Highland Museum of Childhood.
Housed in traditional 18th century thatched cottages, the Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum provides a rich insight the history of Glencoe area and its people.
Housed in an atmospheric simulation of caves, caverns and mining scenes Treasures of the Earth will leave you in awe at the wonders which lie beneath your feet.
Visit the West Highland Museum, world famous for its Jacobite exhibits but also for housing an excellent local history collection from archaeology to the present day.
Caithness Horizons is an enthralling new visitor attraction located in Thurso which acts as a hub for the surrounding Caithness area.
Isle Of Skye
Set in a restored Highland croft, the museum shows off the greatness of Angus MacAskill, who was born in 1825 and grew to a mighty 7’9” tall. In 1981 he was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest “true giant”.
Enjoy a visit to St Fergus Art Gallery, situated in Wick and explore a diverse selection of fine arts and crafts.
Grantown Museum tells the story of the founding of this planned town, bringing the story up to date using modern and traditional display methods
Step back in time and experience how islanders really lived at the unique and informative Skye Museum of Island Life.
Explore the fascinating multiple underground chambers and learn about the salmon fishing industry at the Findhorn Village Icehouse and Heritage Centre.
No visit to Speyside would be complete without a visit to the Speyside Cooperage, the only cooperage in Britain with a visitor centre.
Visit Brora Heritage Centre and discover the archaeology and industrial heritage of Brora portrayed through an exhibition, hands-on displays and dinosaur play area.
Discover the heritage, history and culture of Dunbeath at the Dunbeath Heritage Centre, birthplace of world famous author Neil M Gunn.