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  • Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
    Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
  • Old woman in historic dress cooks at an open hearth in the centre of a reconstruction of an old croft house
    The Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore
  • A stone carving on display at the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
    Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
  • The Skye Museum of Island Life
    The Skye Museum of Island Life

Discover the Highlands’ arts and culture attractions where you can see how the region’s ancient landscapes, fascinating history and vibrant culture have inspired the work of many talented people.

From the thriving city to peaceful towns and villages, you can explore a fantastic variety of arts centres, galleries, theatres and craft shops spread throughout the Highlands.

Visit Johnstons of Elgin and discover the history of Scottish cashmere, catch a show in the legendary Eden Court Theatre, or head to the Isle of Skye where you will find an artistic hub of local crafts people and a thriving arts scene. You will also find that some of the Highlands’ arts and culture attractions offer workshops, where you can embrace your creative side and make your very own piece of art.

Browse through the listings of arts and culture attractions in the Highlands and start planning your creative day out today.

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  1. Hall of Names - Inverness

    Type

    Historic Sites

    Gradings

    Inverness City Centre

    Welcome to Hall of Names - Inverness

  2. Nessieland

    Type

    Exhibitions

    Gradings

    • 2 Visitor Attraction
    2 Visitor Attraction

    Drumnadrochit

    Informative and entertaining Loch Ness Monster Presentation

  3. Gradings

    Ullapool

    Located in beautiful rural surroundings, this superb wood turning centre offers a fine selection of hand carved and turned objects, tuition and all the raw materials needed woodturning.

  4. Edinbane Pottery

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

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    • 4 Tourist Shop
    4 Tourist Shop

    Edinbane

    This small pottery on the Isle of Skye specialises in wood-fired and salt-glazed ceramics that combine contemporary, distinctive design with functionality.

  5. Gradings

    Halistra

    Choose a special gift or keepsake of Skye from the incredible range of local arts and crafts on display at this small shore side workshop and gallery.

  6. Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Helmsdale

    Timespan Heritage and Arts Centre is a museum of social and natural history, contemporary art gallery, archive, gift shop, herb garden and cafe.

  7. Skyeskyns

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Waternish

    Skyeskyns is Scotland's only traditional exhibition tannery and offers free guided tours to see the story of leather. A world-class sheepskin experience.

  8. Clan Gunn Heritage Centre

    Type

    Exhibitions

    Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Caithness and North Coast Sutherland area

    The Clan Gunn Heritage Centre tells the story of one of Scotland's oldest clans, from its Norse origins to the present day.

  9. Gradings

    Tain

    View the stunning, handmade work of acclaimed glass designers Brodie Nairn and Nichola Burns at their working studio and gallery in the pretty Highland town of Tain.

  10. Highland Stoneware Limited

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Lochinver

    Highland Stoneware was formed in 1974 in the north-west Highlands of Scotland, and has built an international reputation for quality and innovation.

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