Auchindrain Museum

By Inveraray PA32 8XN

Farm townships like Auchindrain were once common throughout Scotland and indeed much of Europe. Today only Auchindrain survives as an exceptionally complete, evolved group of farm buildings, dating from the period 1750-1840.

Glencoe & North Lorn Folk Museum

Glencoe Village
Glencoe PH49 4HS

The Glencoe Folk Museum was co-founded in 1966 with the aim 'To collect, preserve and exhibit articles, costume, objects and information, relevant to the history and social conditions of the Glencoe and North Lorn district for the purposes of education and interest'.

Hill House, The

The Hill House, Upper Colquhoun Street
Helensburgh G84 9AJ

The Hill House is considered to be Charles Rennie Mackintosh's finest domestic creation. Sitting high above the Clyde, it is home to original Mackintosh furniture and interior design and also has attractive formal gardens designed recognisably in the Mackintosh style.

Inveraray Jail & County Court

Church Square, Inveraray
Argyll PA32 8TX

Inveraray Jail is a living museum and top Scottish visitor attraction where real people portray life in a 19th century prison. Interact with costumed characters, watch courtroom trials, talk to the prisoners, meet the Warder, go to jail and witness cell life, sample the punishments, browse the exhibition of prison artefacts, then make your escape.

Iona Abbey & Nunnery - Historic Scotland

Island of Iona PA76 6SQ

Founded by St Columba in 563, the restored abbey and monastic buildings retain their spiritual atmosphere, and house a superb collection of over 180 medieval carved stones, from high crosses to pillow stones.

Kilmartin House Museum

Kilmartin House Museum
Kilmartin PA31 8RQ

There are more than 350 ancient monuments within a six-mile radius of the village of Kilmartin, Argyll: 150 of them are prehistoric. This extraordinary concentration and diversity of monuments distinguishes the Kilmartin Glen as an area of outstanding archaeological importance.

Mount Stuart

Isle of Bute PA20 9LR

The spirit of 19th-century invention is embodied in Mount Stuart - a feat of Victorian engineering, this neo-gothic mansion was one of the most technologically advanced houses of its age. Truly a house of firsts, we believe Mount Stuart was the first home in the world to have a heated indoor swimming pool, and the first in Scotland to be purpose built with electric light, central heating, a telephone system and a Victorian passenger lift - most of which are still in use today.