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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. Uig Pottery

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    Uig

    Watch hand-thrown ceramics being made at this small pottery located in the village of Uig on the Isle of Skye.

  2. Iceberg Glassblowing Studio

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    Fort Augustus

    Browse a stunning range of contemporary glass artwork at this glass blowing workshop and gallery in Fort Augustus.

  3. Clan Gunn Heritage Centre

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    Exhibitions

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    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.

  4. Nessieland

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    Exhibitions

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    • 2 Visitor Attraction
    2 Visitor Attraction

    Drumnadrochit

    Informative and entertaining Loch Ness Monster Presentation

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    5 Visitor Attraction

    Inverness

    Find out more about the events leading up to, during and after the Battle of Culloden at the new and award-winning visitor centre.

  6. Weavers Craftshop and Cafe

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    Arts & Crafts

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    • 3 Tourist Shop
    3 Tourist Shop

    Lairg

    Fantastic gift shop and cafe with sea views and outside seating.

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    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.

  8. Anta Pottery

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    Arts & Crafts

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    • 4 Tourist Shop
    4 Tourist Shop

    Tain

    Visit the Highland pottery and textiles shop of the Scottish interiors and lifestyle company ANTA in Fearn where many of its products are made.

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    4 Museum

    Inverness City Centre

    Explore exciting stories from the past and learn about the people, environment and traditions of the Highlands at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.

  10. Brora Heritage Centre

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    Exhibitions

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    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Brora

    Visit Brora Heritage Centre and discover the archaeology and industrial heritage of Brora portrayed through an exhibition, hands-on displays and dinosaur play area.

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