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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




    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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..

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Falconer Museum




    • 5 Museum
    5 Museum


    The Falconer Museum holds the archives and fossils of Hugh Falconer, as well as narrating the local & social history of Moray. We also have a range of temporary exhibitions which change regularly, as well as family activities in the holidays.

  8. Colbost Croft Museum





    Colbost Croft Museum is a traditional croft house depicting how islanders lived in the 19th century.

  9. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum


    Welcome to Glenfinnan Station Museum

  10. Gradings

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    Awaiting Grading

    Inverness City Centre

    Welcome to the Highlanders' Museum


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