Nairn Museum

Nairn Museum
Viewfield House
Viewfield Drive
IV12 4EE




01667 456791


01667 458533

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Since 1858 Nairn Museum has fascinated generations of visitors and locals alike of all ages. Located in a Georgian House set in parkland, the museum tells the story of Nairnshire and the families who had lived and worked in burgh or country.

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Opening hours

March - October: Mon-Sat, 10am - 4.30pm

Closed: Sundays

Admission charges

Adult £2.00
Child 50p
Family Ticket £4.00 (2 Adult + 2 Children)

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Medicine, Personalities, Social History

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Looking for the source of the Nile

  • 16 May 2014 10am-3pm

This is the tale of a local man who made a very important contribution to our knowledge of Africa. In 1860, Nairn born James Grant along with expedition partner John Speke embarked on a legendary journey to discover the source of the great river Nile and now you too can follow in their footsteps. So get your boots and binoculars out and hotfoot it down to the museum where storyteller Bob Pegg will transport you all on an African adventure to discover the truth behind Grant & Speke’s quest.