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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. Ullapool Museum




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    3 Museum


    Ullapool Museum is a local history museum in the heart of the village.

  2. Strathnaver Museum




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    2 Visitor Attraction


    Strathnaver Museum is a local history museum near Thurso in Caithness.

  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

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    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.

  5. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction


    Mallaig Heritage Centre is a local history museum and archive for Mallaig and West Lochaber.

  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. Gradings

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    5 Visitor Attraction


    Here in this thatched cottage built c1698 by his great-grandfather was born Hugh Miller, on 10 October, 1802.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Clan Cameron Museum




    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Glen Spean and the Great Glen

    Clan Cameron Museum tells the history of Clan Cameron.


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