Museums in Northern Scotland.

Alford Valley Railway
Alford Valley Railway operates from the restored station yard which once marked the terminus of the branch line linking the villages of upper Donside with Kintore junction and hence to Aberdeen.
Angus Folk Museum
Visit one of Scotland's finest folk museums and explore life in rural Scotland during the past 200 years.
Blairs Museum
Blairs Museum has a stunning collection of fine and decorative art spanning more than 500 years.
Broughty Castle Museum
Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the River Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory it has faced many sieges and battles.
Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre
A small but unique venue showcasing the history of the Caledonian Canal from its beginnings to its present day refurbishment.
Clan Cameron Museum
The Clan Cameron Museum was opened by Sir Fitzroy Maclean of Dunconnell in 1989. It is in the grounds of Achnacarry, the centre of Clan Cameron Country and home of the Chief of the Clan and his family.
Corrigall Farm Museum
Experience Orkney Farm and Folk life at the Kirkbuster and Corrigall farm museums. Buildings and grounds include a working barn with grain kiln; traditional crafts and livestock; horse drawn implements and machines.
Discovery Point
Welcome to Discovery Point, home of Captain Scott's famous Royal Research Ship Discovery.
Elgin Museum

In 79 AD, Agricola marched into the North of Scotland, but did Moray every see the Romans?  Treasure Trove items on display at the Museum have added a new dimension to the debate.

Falconer Museum
The museum was founded in 1871 and contains a wealth of Moray's heritage.
Glen Grant Distillery and Garden
From the moment it was first created in 1840, the clean distinctive taste and pale gold colour of Glen Grant have set it apart from other single malt Scotch whiskies. This makes a visit to Glen Grant such a special experience.
Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
The Museum is situated in a 19th Century thatched croft house in the main street of Glencoe Village. The museum contains a large variety of artefacts, the majority of which were collected locally.
Grampian Transport Museum
A treasure house of transport history with lots to see and do. Dramatic displays, push button exhibits and video presentations trace the history of road travel in the locality.
Grantown Museum
Grantown Museum tells the story of the people and the building of Grantown-on-Spey.
Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage
Hugh Miller was one of the great Scots of the 19th century. Starting as a stonemason, he rose to world fame as a writer and pioneer of geology, as well as being a campaigning journalist and leading church reformer.
Laidhay Croft Museum
Laidhay Croft is a typical ancient long-house or byre-dwelling that was once a common feature of the Scottish rural landscape.
McManus Collections Unit
The McManus Collections Unit is the new permanent home for Dundee's History, Archaeology and Natural History Collections.
Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum
In Meigle, there is a magnificent collection of 26 sculptured monuments of the early Christian period.
Mills Observatory
The City of Dundee is fortunate to be the site of the UK's only full-time public observatory - the Mills Observatory.
Nairn Museum
For over one hundred and thirty years, Nairn Museum has fascinated generations of visitors of all ages and interests.
Orkney Museum
Orkney Museum features Pre-historic and Viking Orkney in one of Scotland's finest displays, in the town house and gardens of an Orkney Laird.
Orkney Wireless Museum
This museum specialises in Orkney wartime and domestic radio memorabilia.
Sensation Science Centre
A unique four star attraction devoted to the five senses. With over 60 hands-on exhibits depicting the senses, visitors of any age can experience the magic of science.
Strathnaver Museum
Strathnaver Museum is a locally run museum which first opened to the public in 1976. It is housed in what was St Columba's Parish Church at the eastern end of Bettyhill on the north coast of Sutherland.
Strathspey Steam Railway
The Strathspey Railway is Scotland's "Steam Railway in The Highlands." Join us for a nostalgic trip and savour the sights, and, yes even the smell of a bygone age. Travel 3rd class or 1st.
Stromness Museum
Stromness Museum was instituted in 1837 and holds Orkney's principal Maritime, Ethnographic and Natural History Collections.
Tangwick Museum
The Haa of Tangwick was built in the late 17th century for the Cheyne family. Different aspects of life in Northmavine through the years are illustrated by using a mixture of photographs and artefacts.
The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum
A magnificent Victorian, Gothic building where art, history and the environment combine to offer a fascinating insight into Dundee.
Tolbooth
The Tolbooth is one of the oldest buildings in Aberdeen and one of the best preserved 17th century Scottish gaols. Now a museum, The Tolbooth focuses on the history of crime and punishment within the city.
Toy Museum, Glendale
Amazing collection of toys, dolls, games, teddy bears and miniatures.
Verdant Works
The story of jute and the story of Dundee are inseperable. The industry employed 50,000 people in the city at its peak and supplied much of the worlds demand for jute goods. Verdant Works takes you on a tour of the trade.

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