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Visit one of the enchanting museums in the Highlands and uncover the legendary history of this beautiful region.
Step into the past at a Highland museum where you can learn about the infamous massacre of Glencoe, the notorious Highland clearances and what life was like on the Isle of Skye in days gone by.
Browse the listings to find information on museums in the Highlands and plan your great day out in Scotland today.
HistoryLinks Museum is a local history museum in Dornoch.
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.
Learn about the local and natural history of Kyleakin and Eilen Ban at the Bright Water Visitor Centre and discover the diverse wildlife that dwells there.
Caithness Horizons is an enthralling visitor attraction located in Thurso which acts as a hub for the surrounding Caithness area.
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.
Nature Centres & Reserves
Ferrycroft is a Tourist Information and Heritage Centre with café, shop and toilets. There are games, displays and experiences for all ages. Admission is free.
Strathnaver Museum is a local history museum near Thurso in Caithness.
Step back in time and experience how islanders really lived at the unique and informative Skye Museum of Island Life.
Elgin Museum is Scotland’s oldest independent museum.
The Highland Folk Museum brings to life the domestic and working conditions of earlier Highland peoples.
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