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Central and Southern Scotland

Queensferry Museum

The museum gives spectacular views of the  Forth bridges, and its collections include information on how they were  built.

The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia website provides a  unique insight into the history of the yacht, visitor information, hospitality  & events, archived press releases and a chance to buy Britannia Merchandise  on line.

Savings Banks Museum

In 1810 Dr Duncan opened the world's first  commercial savings bank, paying interest of its investors' modest  savings.

Scottish Maritime Museum

Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine, Ayrshire,  where you can view exhibits and collections from maritime and shipbuilding  history from the 18th century onwards.

Smith Art Gallery Museum

Nestling beneath Stirling Castle, in the  King's Park, the ancient hunting grounds of the Stuart monarchs, and now a  suburb of opulent Victorian mansions, is the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and  Museum.

Sophie's Puppenstube Dolls House Museum

Let your imagination wander to times gone by  as your marvel at our large internationally known high quality exhibition of  over 50 dolls houses and room settings.

St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum Garden

St Andrews Preservation Trust was founded to  preserve the historic character of St Andrews, the site presents details of the  objectives of the Trust and some of the amenities which it seeks to  preserve.

The Stewartry Museum

The Stewartry Museum was founded in 1879, and  first occupied part of Kirkcudbright Town Hall. As the collections grew, the  present purpose-built museum was opened in 1893.

Whithorn Priory Museum

One of the earliest Christian sites,  traditionally founded by Ninian in the 5th or 6th Century.

The World Famous Old Blacksmith Shop Centre

Gretna Green: Gateway to Scotland.

The Writers' Museum

A rich collection of portraits, manuscripts  and personal exhibits, including Burns' writing desk.

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

The Birthplace of Andrew Carnegie who made a  fortune in the steel furnaces of America - and gave it all away.

Auchindrain Township-Open Air Museum

Auchindrain is an original West Highland  township, or village, of great antiquity and the only communal tenancy township  in Scotland to have survived on its centuries old site much in its original  form.

Brass Rubbing Centre

A fascinating collection of replicas of rare  Scottish brasses, for brass rubbing. No experience necessary.

Coats Observatory

At the 1880 Annual General Meeting of the  Paisley Philosophical Institution, it was proposed that the Society should  purchase an astronomical telescope.

Creetown Gem and Rock Museum

Creetown Gem Rock Museum & Shop.

Dalgarven Mill Museum

Dalgarven mill is a unique museum of country  life and costume ln Kilwinning Ayrshire Scotland.

Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank

Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine, Ayrshire,  where you can view exhibits and collections from maritime and shipbuilding  history from the 18th century onwards.

Dynamic Earth

Our Dynamic Earth offers a totally new concept  in visitor entertainment. It combines the very latest interpretative technology  and special effects with cutting edge scientific thinking.

Easdale Island Folk Museum

Museum set up in 1980 by the then owner of the  island, Chris Nicholson.

Edinburgh Castle

This most famous of Scottish castles has a  complex building history.

Fife Folk Museum

The Fife Folk Museum invites you to discover  the history of everyday rural life in this area.

Hunter House Heritage Centre

Hunter House was home to John and William  Hunter, famous medical brothers who were born and raised here in the 18th  century.

Hutchesons' Hall

Built in 1802-5, this is one of the most  beautiful buildings in Glasgow.

Jane Welsh Carlyle Museum

Jane Baillie Welsh was the only child of Dr  John Welsh, 19th century Haddington medical practitioner. In 1821, she met and  was courted by her man of genius, Thomas Carlyle, historian, writer, philosopher  and prophet.

John Hastie Museum

The displays focus on the life of the area  including its agriculture and weaving history and the character of the community  which has bred fervent Covenanters in the 1600s and a Radical Revolt in the  1800s.

John McDouall Stuart Museum

This house is the birthplace of John McDouall  Stuart, the first European explorer to make a return journey across Australia in  1861-62.

Kirkcaldy Museum Art Gallery

Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery, set in the  town's lovely War Memorial Gardens, houses a collection of fine and decorative  arts of local and national importance.

Lanark Museum

The Royal Burgh of Lanark Museum.

Museum of Childhood

The noisiest museum in the world!

Museum of Edinburgh

Home to important collections relating to the  history of Edinburgh.

Museum of Lead Mining

Museum showing the history of Lead Mining in  Scotland.

Newhaven Heritage Museum

Tells the story of the village of Newhaven,  and gives visitors an idea of life in the tightly-knit fishing community.

Newton Stewart Museum

The Museum contains a wealth of historical  treasures, some pre-Victorian, and has exciting and interesting displays of the  natural and social history of Galloway.

Paisley Museum Art Gallery

The Paisley Pattern is a design classic, you  can see the beauty of the original shawls and discover the story of their  intricate art at Paisley Museum and Art Galleries.

The People's Story

Uses oral history, reminiscence and written  sources to tell the story of the ordinary people of Edinburgh from the late 18th  Century to the present day.