The oldest continuously independent museum in Scotland. Established in 1836, with the purpose built museum opening in 1842. Objects on display from before the dinosaurs to the present day, telling the story of Moray and Moray's connection with the wider world.
Recognised collection of local fossils. Pictish and other Early Medieval carved stones. Wedding venue. Lectures, family activities.
Begining April-End October
Closed during the winter from begining of November to the end of March. However, visitors are always welcome. Just knock on the door, and if possible (staff/volunteer wise) we will let you in to look around. A donation is always welcome!
Admission free, but donations welcome. Small charge for some lectures or special events.
Wold famous fossil collection, Romano-Celtic collection, Pictish Stones, and the "People & Place" Exhibition.
Awarded Four Stars by the Scottish Tourist Board in 2004 and the Winner of the Moray Access Panel Award for the Best Renovated building in Moray 2004.
Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Industry, Land Transport, Literature, Maritime, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Religion, Science and Technology, Social History, Trade and Commerce, Weapons and War, World Cultures
Key artists and exhibits
- We have exhibitions throughout the year.
Kinloss Abbey Guided Tour (HHA2017)
- 28 May 2017 2:30-4:30pm
Peter Grant Peterkin, of Kinloss Abbey Trust, will provide a fascinating insight into the history of the site and its development, as well as an update on the work of the Trust.
Free - donations welcome - but booking is essential as places are limited.
Please note: car parking on site is limited, please car share where possible. Unfortunately, no public transport is available as the bus service does not operate on Sundays.
Please note: the ground on site is uneven, and may not be suitable for those with limited or restricted mobility. This is an outdoor event, so please wear suitable clothing & sturdy footwear.
This tour is provided thanks to the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund and forms part of Elgin Museum's year of History, Heritage & Archaeology events programme.
near Kinloss Home Farm
This is an outdoor event, susceptible to weather - please dress appropriately. The ground is uneven and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. There is limited car parking on site. There are no toilet facilities on site.
Free - Booking essential as places are limited
1 High Street