Nuclear Bunker Museum in The Highlands

Are you looking for your next exciting museum trip in Scotland? Why not head along to the Gairloch Heritage Museum and uncover everything the history of the area has to offer! Located inside a convereted nuclear bunker, the museum consists of exhibitions and galleries that showcase the history, culture and natural heritage of the North West Highlands! Plan your trip to the museum now and get ready for an interactive journey through this coastal world!

Why should I visit the Gairloch Heritage Museum in The Highlands?

Visitors are in for a tremendous experience at Gairloch Heritage Museum! The museum provides insights into many aspects of the area and includes amazing storytelling, rare artefacts, an incredible team of staff, and not to mention stunning views of the Minch Strait! For a day of discovery and tales from the past, this venue is the perfect destination!

The displays at the museum include the original lens from the Rubh Re lighthouse,  a replica croft house visuallising how people used to live, interactive galleries, and more! When visitors need refuelled after their exploring of the museum, there is a cafe situated on the first floor with gorgeous views overlooking the Loch!

Not only is there displays and exhibitions inside the museum, bujt there are two area outsside the museum that visitors can check out and learn about Gairloch’s past. Behind the museum guests will find the Achtercairn Archaeology Trail! This trail is a route that leads guests around the sites of 12 roundhouses that were used as dwellings all the way back in the Iron age!

  • Museum is open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Single tickets for adults are £5, children for £2 (aged between 5-16), families for £12 (2 adults and all kids) and children under 5 for free
  • Memberships available for £12.50 individually or £25 for families (2 adults and all kids)

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