Museums in Scotland

This list includes the homes of historic figures and buildings that portray a particular historical lifestyle. Both public and commercial museums are included in this list.

Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating
Abbot House Heritage Centre Dunfermline Fife 3 Heritage Rating
Aberdeen Art Gallery Aberdeen Grampian 1 Heritage Rating
Aberdeen Maritime Museum Aberdeen Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Aberdeenshire Farming Museum Mintlaw Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Aberfeldy Water Mill Aberfeldy Tayside 3 Heritage Rating
Achanlochy Clearance Village Bettyhill Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Dunfermline Fife 3 Heritage Rating
Angus Folk Museum Glamis Tayside 3 Heritage Rating
Arbroath Signal Tower Museum Arbroath Tayside 3 Heritage Rating
Arbuthnot Museum Peterhead Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum Stirling Central Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Armadale Castle Gardens and Museum of the Isles Armadale Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Arnol Black House Arnol Highlands and Islands Historic Scotland 4 Heritage Rating
Aros Experience Portree Highlands and Islands 1 Heritage Rating
Arran Heritage Museum Brodick Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Auchindrain Open Air Museum Furnace Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Bachelors' Club Tarbolton Strathclyde National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Badbea Clearance Village Berriedale Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Banchory Museum Banchory Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Banff Museum Banff Grampian 1 Heritage Rating
Barony A-Frame Auchinleck Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Barry Mill Barry Tayside National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Battle of Bannockburn Heritage Centre Stirling Central Scotland National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Biggar Gasworks Museum Biggar Strathclyde Historic Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Black Watch Regimental Museum Perth Tayside 3 Heritage Rating
Bod of Gremista & Shetland Textile Museum Lerwick Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Brander Museum Huntly Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Breadalbane Folklore Centre Killin Central Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
British Golf Museum St Andrews Fife 3 Heritage Rating
Burns House Museum Mauchline Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
Bute Museum Rothesay Strathclyde 1 Heritage Rating
Caithness Broch Centre Auckengill Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Caithness Horizons Museum & Art Gallery Thurso Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Carradale Network Heritage Centre Carradale Strathclyde 1 Heritage Rating
Clan Cameron Museum Achnacarry Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Clan Donnachaidh Museum Blair Atholl Tayside 2 Heritage Rating
Clan Gunn Heritage Centre & Museum Latheron Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Clan Macpherson Museum Newtonmore Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Coastal Communities Museum North Berwick Lothian 2 Heritage Rating
Coldstream Museum Coldstream Borders 2 Heritage Rating
Corrigall Farm Museum Harray Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Cromarty Courthouse Museum Cromarty Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Culloden Battlefield Inverness Highlands and Islands National Trust for Scotland 4 Heritage Rating
Culross Palace and Royal Burgh Culross Fife National Trust for Scotland 4 Heritage Rating
Dalgarven Mill Kilwinning Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
Dallas Dhu Distillery Forres Grampian Historic Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Devil's Porridge Museum Eastriggs Dumfries and Galloway 3 Heritage Rating
Duff House Banff Grampian Historic Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway 3 Heritage Rating
Dunbeath Heritage Centre Dunbeath Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Dunfermline Museum Dunfermline Fife 2 Heritage Rating
Elgin Museum Elgin Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Eyemouth Museum Eyemouth Borders 2 Heritage Rating
Fordyce Joiner's Workshop Fordyce Grampian 1 Heritage Rating
Fort Augustus Clansman Centre Fort Augustus Highlands and Islands 1 Heritage Rating
Gairloch Heritage Museum Gairloch Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Gearrannan Blackhouse Village Garenin Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Gladstone Court Museum Biggar Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Grampian Transport Museum Alford Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Greenhill Covenanters' House Biggar Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
Groam House Museum Rosemarkie Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Halliwell's House Museum Selkirk Borders 2 Heritage Rating
Highland Folk Museum Newtonmore Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Hugh Miller's Cottage Cromarty Highlands and Islands National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Inveraray Jail Inveraray Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
Inveraray Maritime Museum Inveraray Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery Inverness Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Irvine Burns Club Irvine Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
JD Fergusson Gallery Perth Tayside 2 Heritage Rating
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum Jedburgh Borders 3 Heritage Rating
JM Barrie's Birthplace Kirriemuir Tayside National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Kilberry Sculptured Stones Kilberry Strathclyde Historic Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Kildonan Museum Kildonan Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Kilmartin Museum Kimartin Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
Kinneil Museum Bo'ness Central Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Kirbuster Museum Kirbuster Highlands and Islands Orkney Museums and Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery Kirkcaldy Fife 1 Heritage Rating
Laidhay Croft Museum Dunbeath Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Linlithgow Museum Linlithgow Lothian 3 Heritage Rating
Loch Ness Centre Drumnadrochit Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Low Parks Museum Hamilton Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Maggie's Hoosie Inverallochy Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Mary Ann's Cottage Dunnet Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Mary, Queen of Scots Visitor Centre Jedburgh Borders 3 Heritage Rating
McManus Galleries Dundee Tayside 3 Heritage Rating
Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum Meigle Tayside Historic Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Moffat Museum Moffat Dumfries and Galloway 2 Heritage Rating
Moirlanich Longhouse Killin Central Scotland National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Moray Motor Museum Elgin Grampian 1 Heritage Rating
Museum of Abernethy Abernerthy Tayside 2 Heritage Rating
Museum of Edinburgh Edinburgh Lothian 3 Heritage Rating
Museum of Islay Life Port Charlotte Strathclyde 1 Heritage Rating
Museum of Scottish Lighthouses Fraserburgh Grampian Historic Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
National Flag Heritage Centre Athelstaneford Lothian 4 Heritage Rating
National Museum of Flight Haddington Lothian 1 Heritage Rating
National Museum of Scotland Edinburgh Lothian 4 Heritage Rating
New Abbey Corn Mill New Abbey Dumfries and Galloway Historic Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
New Lanark World Heritage Site New Lanark Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
North Ayrshire Heritage Centre Saltcoats Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
Old Bridge House Museum Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway 2 Heritage Rating
Paisley Museum Paisley Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
Perth Museum and Art Gallery Perth Tayside 2 Heritage Rating
Pitlochry & Moulin Heritage Centre Pitlochry Tayside 3 Heritage Rating
Pittencrieff House Museum Dunfermline Fife 2 Heritage Rating
Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot East Linton Lothian National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Provost Skene's House Aberdeen Grampian 4 Heritage Rating
Rannoch Moor Visitor Centre Rannoch Station Central Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Alloway Strathclyde 3 Heritage Rating
Robert Burns Centre Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway 2 Heritage Rating
Robert Burns House Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway 3 Heritage Rating
Robert Smail's Printing Works Innerleithen Borders National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum Sanquhar Dumfries and Galloway 2 Heritage Rating
Scottish Crannog Centre Kenmore Tayside 2 Heritage Rating
Scottish Maritime Museum Irvine Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Scottish Mining Museum Newtongrange Lothian 2 Heritage Rating
Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh Lothian 3 Heritage Rating
Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh Lothian 3 Heritage Rating
Shambellie House New Abbey Dumfries and Galloway 2 Heritage Rating
Shawbost Norse Mill and Kiln Shawbost Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Shetland Croft House Museum Boddam Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Shetland Museum Lerwick Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Skye Museum of Island Life Kilmuir Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Souter Johnnie's Cottage Kirksowald Strathclyde National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
St Vigeans Museum St Vigeans Tayside Historic Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum Stirling Central Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Strathnaver Museum Bettyhill Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Stromness Museum Stromness Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
The Orkney Museum Kirkwall Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
The People's Story Museum Edinburgh Lothian 3 Heritage Rating
Thirlestane Castle Lauder Borders Historic Houses Association 4 Heritage Rating
Timespan Helmsdale Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Tolbooth Museum Aberdeen Grampian 3 Heritage Rating
Trinity House Maritime Museum Leith Lothian Historic Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Verdant Works Dundee Tayside 2 Heritage Rating
Wallace Monument Stirling Central Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum Wanlockhead Dumfries and Galloway 3 Heritage Rating
Weaver's Cottage Kilbarchan Strathclyde National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
West Highland Museum Fort William Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Whithorn Museum Whithorn Dumfries and Galloway Historic Scotland 4 Heritage Rating
Wick Heritage Centre Wick Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Writer's Museum Edinburgh Lothian 3 Heritage Rating
Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating
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