Dualchas: Skye and Lochalsh Area Museums Service

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As part of the Highland Archive Service, the Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre, Portree, is responsible for collecting, preserving and making available archives relating to the history of the Skye and Lochalsh area.
Skye & Lochalsh Archive CentreThe archives date from the 17th century to the present, and consist of documents in different formats including minute books, correspondence, maps, plans, photographs, drawings and sound recordings.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive

Opening hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday - Closed

Admission charges

The public searchroom in Portree is open to all, free of charge.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Social History

Dualchas: Skye and Lochalsh Area Museums Service
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre,
Elgin Hostel, Dunvegan Road
Isle of Skye
IV51 9EE




01478 613857


01478 613751

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