Historylinks Museum

A old low-level stone building with a sign reading 'Historylinks'.
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The museum is dedicated to the history of Dornoch parish. The permanent exhibition shows the Cathedral, feuding clans, the shameful burning of Scotland’s last condemned witch and the treachery and violence of Picts and Vikings. Current displays show a golf professional’s workshop where Donald Ross honed his skills, an unusual insight into Andrew Carnegie at home in Skibo and historic objects and local tales to give a precious insight into the lives of ordinary, and not so ordinary Dornoch folk.

Venue Type:

Archive, Museum

Opening hours

Easter week: Daily
May: Monday to Friday
June to September: Daily
Winter: Wednesday and Thursday

10 am to 4 pm

Admission charges

Adults: £2
Concession: (Students/Pensioners) £1.50
Children accompanied by adults: Free
Dornoch Heritage Society Members: Free

Disabled adults are charged but accompanying carers are free.

Please contact us beforehand if your party is bigger than 12.

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Religion, Social History, Sport, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Watchmakers & Jewellers Tools
  • Original Royal Dornoch Golf Club Clock
  • Donald Ross
  • Golf
  • Dornoch Light Railway
  • First Sutherland Volunteers
  • Sutherland Highland Rifle Volunteers
  • 5th Seaforth Highlanders

Historylinks Museum
The Meadows
IV25 3SF






01862 811275

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