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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. Gradings

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    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.

  2. Skyeskyns


    Arts & Crafts


    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction


    Skyeskyns is Scotland's only traditional exhibition tannery and offers free guided tours to see the story of leather. A world-class sheepskin experience.

  3. Gradings

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    3 Museum


    Take a journey through time in the north west Highlands at the Gairloch Heritage Museum, discovering the culture, heritage and customs of this beautiful area. Explore our archive and uncover your family history.

  4. Strathnaver Museum




    • 2 Visitor Attraction
    2 Visitor Attraction


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

  5. Gradings


    Set in a restored Highland croft, the museum shows off the greatness of Angus MacAskill, who was born in 1825 and grew to a mighty 7’9” tall. In 1981 he was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest “true giant”.

  6. 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.

  7. Gradings

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    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.

  8. Groam House Museum




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    4 Museum

    Black Isle

    An award winning, 4-star Pictish interpretive centre in the Black Isle seaside village of Rosemarkie, family friendly, with a collection of National Significance and a quality gift shop.

  9. 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.

  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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