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!
April - October, Scottish Borders:
A unique example of the country’s industrial heritage, Robert Smail’s Printing Works is a fully functional Victorian-era letterpress printing works.
7th & 8th December 2013, Edinburgh:Join in the spirit of Christmas aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia.
March - December, Argyll:
Kilmartin village has more than 350 ancient monuments within a six-mile radius - 150 of them are prehistoric.
March - December, Ayrshire:
The Museum’s Boatshop on Irvine’s harbourside features exhibitions, ship models and a children’s activity area, as well as the Museum shop.
A cultural and heritage centre, Aros provides a range of facilities for all the family, from static exhibitions to live shows.
Standing on an isolated spit of land jutting out into the Moray Firth, this vast garrison fortress was begun in the aftermath of the Battle of Culloden (1746) and took some 20 years to complete.
Located in the heart of Inverness, the mueum’s collection contains a huge range of material representing the diverse culture and history of Inverness and the Highlands.
Small visitor centre situated adjacent to the pier focusing on the history, people and impressive archaeology of Rousay.
Year round, Inverness-shire:
Culloden, was the last hand-to-hand battle fought on British soil.
Featuring two Art Galleries and three Museum Galleries, the Dick Institute houses permanent and temporary displays of Fine Art, Contemporary Art and Crafts, Local and Industrial History, and Natural Sciences.