Find out more about the History of the Highlands at Inverness Museum

Inverness is the Highland’s capital for a reason: it’s home to the amazing history and is a hub for culture – this shows in Inverness museum, which is home to a brilliant collection of historical and natural artefacts, as well as an art gallery with exhibitions coming from artists near and afar. If you want to discover more about Inverness’ fascinating history, see the best of what the city’s creative minds have to offer, or you’re just looking for a day out with family or friends then the Inverness museum is a great activity to add to your stack.

Where can I learn about Highlands history?

Head down to the Inverness Museum, a quick walk from the station in the heart of the city centre.

History buffs will be right at home – starting with the ground floor exhibitions on the geology and natural history of the Highlands, up to the more modern history of the Highlands where you’ll find silverware, weapons, bagpipes from Inverness as well as Jacobite memorabilia. For admirers of the arts, you can enjoy their great variety of fine art and craft exhibitions, featuring work dating back from the 18th century.

  • Opening Times: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm.
  • Entry is free with donations welcomed.
  • Maximum capacity of 90 people.
  • The museum is at the foot of Inverness castle, a quick walk from Station Square.

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