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  • The reconstruction of a post office at the Heritage Museum in Gairloch
    Gairloch Heritage Museum
  • Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
    Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
  • Displays in the Falconer Museum, Forres
    The Falconer Museum, Forres
  • The Skye Museum of Island Life
    The Skye Museum of Island Life
  • The exterior of the West Highland Museum, Fort William
    West Highland Museum, Fort William

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.

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  1. Lime Tree Gallery




    • 4 Arts Venue
    4 Arts Venue

    Fort William & Lochaber

    The gallery is a purpose built space rare in the north west highlands and is the perfect place to visit.

  2. Gradings

    • 3 Museum
    3 Museum


    Discover what life was like for local children living in the Highlands through history at the Highland Museum of Childhood.

  3. Ferrycroft Visitor Centre


    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.

  4. Gradings

    • 5 Museum
    5 Museum

    Inverness City Centre

    The Highlanders’ Museum is situated within the Historic Scotland site, Fort George, a working army barracks just outside Inverness. The Museum tells the story of the Highland Regiments from just after the Battle of Culloden to the present day.

  5. HistoryLinks Museum




    • 5 Museum
    5 Museum


    HistoryLinks Museum is a local history museum in Dornoch.

  6. Gradings

    • 2 Museum
    2 Museum


    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.

  7. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum

    Fort William

    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. FREE ENTRY.

  8. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction


    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.

  9. Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


    Please visit our website for more details.

  10. Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


    The Highland Folk Museum brings to life the domestic and working conditions of earlier Highland peoples.


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