Cromarty Courthouse Museum
Cromarty IV11 8XA
This elegant former courthouse, built in 1773, now houses fascinating exhibitions about the historic town of Cromarty. The courtroom scene has life-like figures and audio enactment to tell the story of one trial, the other rooms tell the history of Cromarty and each year there are special exhibitions and displays.
Town Hall, High Street
Dingwall IV15 9RY
Dingwall Museum presents many local artefacts and fascinating tales of human exploits which are unique to Dingwall within a landmark building, once the centre of local government. Over the years members have designed displays to create pictures of the past for visitors to study and enjoy.
Gairloch Heritage Museum
Gairloch IV21 2BP
An award-winning museum with displays recreating a croft house interior, schoolroom, village shop, parlour and others. Also on display is the light from Rhu Reidh lighthouse, one of the largest lenses assembled by the Northern Lighthouse Board.
Groam House Museum
Rosemarkie IV10 8UF
Groam House Museum is situated in the Black Isle village of Rosemarkie, occupying an 18th-century building. Our lovely museum is an outstanding centre for Pictish and Celtic Art in Ross-shire. The unique display is focused on 15 carved Pictish stones which all originated in the village, an important centre of early Christianity. The sculptures are amongst the works of Pictish Art that inspired George Bain, the 'father of modern Celtic design', most of whose surviving artwork is in the care of the museum.
Highland Council Museum Service
Ross and Cromarty Area, Council Offices, High Street
Dingwall IV15 9QN
Council service that is set up to help and inform members of the public regarding the museums and art galleries in operation in Highland.
Highland Museum of Childhood
The Old Station
Strathpeffer IV14 9DH
The museum is located in Strathpeffer's charming old Victorian station where trains brought visitors in the village's heyday as a spa. The museum tells the story of childhood in the Highlands of Scotland, recording tales of childhood amongst hardworking crofters and townsfolk, where money and luxuries were scarce, and life followed the satisfying rhythm of the seasons.
Tain & District Museum
Tain IV19 1DY
Tain Through Time opens the door to the history of Tain, an ancient royal burgh in the north of the Highlands of Scotland. It is set in a complex of three buildings in an atmospheric churchyard: a medieval collegiate church, a museum, and a visitor centre in an old schoolhouse, each of which offers a different perspective on Tain's long and eventful past.
Tarbat Discovery Centre
Tarbatness Road, Portmahomack
Tain IV20 1YA
Tarbat Discovery Centre is a Museum situated in an old church in the beautiful coastal village of Portmahomack, 42 miles North East of Inverness. Having been abandoned in 1946 the dilapidated building was saved from ruin in 1980, when it was purchased by the newly formed Tarbat Old Parish Church Preservation Trust. You can find out how the archaeologists have slowly uncovered the ancient treasures at Tarbat.
Ullapool Museum & Visitor Centre
7-8 West Argyle Street
Ullapool IV26 2TY
Housed within a restored Thomas Telford Parliamentary Church, originally built in 1829, the museum tells the story of Lochbroom - the land and its people, through a blend of traditional and multimedia displays. The audiovisual presentation tells the story of the people who have made this challenging environment their home, from the first settlers after the ice age to the present day.