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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. Tain Through Time




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    4 Visitor Attraction


    Tain Through Time visitor centre presents the rich history of Easter Ross, including medieval royal Pilgrimages to Tain.

  2. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    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.

  3. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum


    Welcome to Clan Macpherson Museum. You don't have to be a Macpherson to find a visit to us interesting

  4. 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.

  5. Wick Heritage Centre





    The Wick Heritage Centre is a local history museum which presents the story of the town.

  6. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction


    Caithness Horizons is an enthralling visitor attraction located in Thurso which acts as a hub for the surrounding Caithness area.

  7. Dingwall Museum




    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum

    Dingwall Area

    Dingwall Museum is a local history museum in the Highlands.

  8. Gradings


    Free admission. An interactive and evolving museum in Inverness with nautical artefacts & large ships: e.g. 1:10 scale Titanic, Buckie drifter, RNLI lifeboat & more..

  9. 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.

  10. 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.


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