Galleries and museums in Scotland
You can’t beat a museum or gallery for a great day out - and you’ll find plenty of them to amuse you in Scotland’s towns and cities. With collections to interest anyone and everyone, you won’t be disappointed. And most are free. Not bad for a small country!
All year round, Huntly:
Visit this recently refurbished museum showing civic regalia, an extensive collection of commtokens and displays on the Huntly textile industry.
3rd April 2015, East Lothian:
Discover how air resistance helps and hinders aircraft before making your own model parachutist.
17th April 2015, Inverness:
Thomas Grooms and Elliot Macfarlane discuss the challenges and rewards of being part of MacFarlanes’ Company, a Living History Troupe.
This presentation examines the conflict between Jacobite ideology and practice and the crossroads between them.
18th April 2015, Inverness:
A discussion of the Jacobite uprising and the battle of Culloden led by Dr Christopher Duffy, British military historian and author of The ‘45.
10th May 2015, East Lothian:
Experience the sights and sounds of the front line with history groups from the First and Second World Wars.
16th May 2015, Dundee:
Shackleton to the Suffragettes, Dundee 1901 – 1919.
15th - 17th May 2015, Scotland-wide:
Museums and galleries across Scotland are providing a weekend packed full of surprising and exciting events.
Mid May to mid September, North Ayrshire:
Displaying the history of the abbey and the town of Kilwinning, the museum is open Easter weekend and then from the middle of May to the middle of September.
3rd May - 28th September 2015, Abernethy:
The Museum of Abernethy was opened in May 2000.