Highland Folk Museum

Highland Folk Museum
Kingussie Road
PH20 1AY






01540 673551


01540 673693

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Spend a day - experience centuries! This award winning museum has recreated a thriving township from the 1700s with heather thatched roofs and open turf fires, a working croft with cattle, sheep,ducks and hens and an old tin school from the 1930s where the teacher rules! Costumed interpreters bring history to life.

Venue Type:

Museum, Library, Archive, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Open every day
April - August

September - October

Closed: November to March

Admission charges

Free admission

Additional info

Library and archive open by appointment only Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm

Open-air living history museum with relocated and recreated buildings representing Highland rural and social life from the 1700s onwards supported by related core and working collections.

Collection details

Social History, Architecture, Agriculture

Key artists and exhibits

  • 1700s turf buildings
  • 1930s working croft
  • 1930s school
  • 1950s summer house
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Hands - on Sculpture in the Pinewoods

  • 12 — 15 August 2014

All week, join in with our resident sculptor, Kevin Blackwell, creating objects and sculptures from natural materials in our Pinewoods.

Suitable for

  • Any age