West King Street, Helensburgh, Argyll, G84 8TR.
Scotland's submarine museum and education centre. Home to the X-51, the only surviving example of four Stickleback-class boats built from 1954-55.
Scotland has several scenic heritage railways and a large range of transport museums, such as Glasgow's new Riverside Museum, as well as a wide range of maritime, road and aviation museums. Don't miss the lovely Loch Lomond paddle steamer the Maid of the Loch, a great place for a meal or a cuppa.
The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions across the whole of Scotland.
Loco Works Road, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 4FY.
It tells the story of life in the Garioch, from the early 20th century to the present day. See what life was like in a Loco Works colony house or a dairy…
81 High Street, Dalbeattie, Dumfriesshire, DG5 4BT.
Tommy Henderson's dream of a museum started with his private collection of memorabilia that he gifted to the museum to encourage visitors and locals through…
High Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, Dumfriesshire, DG7 2HS.
The main exhibition floor houses displays focusing on the history and heritage of Gatehouse, and exploring the Fleet Valley and surrounding areas.
St John's Church, York Road, Newton Stewart, Dumfriesshire, DG8 6HH.
The museum is home to a large collection of artefacts, all set in their own section: Nursery; Tradesman's Tools; Carpentry; Diary; Kitchen Smithy; Fabrics…
Mill End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre, 12 Seedhill Road, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 1JS.
The museum aims to preserve the social and industrial heritage of the Paisley & Renfrewshire Thread Mills for the education and enjoyment of all by collecting…
Quarry Road, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, AB43 9DT.
Step back in time through 400+ years of history with displays from different aspects of the town including railways, maritime and road transport.
Rosaburn, Brodick, Ayrshire, KA27 8DP.
The present group of buildings were a croft and smiddy, and include a farmhouse, cottage, bothy, milk house, laundry, stable, coach house and harness room.…
The Fire Station, Wallace Place, off Dalrymple Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, PA15 1LY.
The fire engines, uniforms and firefighting equipment on display recreate the original atmosphere of this old Fire Station. Exhibits and interactive displays…
Tel: 01389 763 444.
Discover how William Denny & Brothers’ innovative and experimental approach to shipbuilding made waves in the shipbuilding industry from the 1800s to…
156 High Street, Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6DH.
The museum explores 14,000 years of rural and small town life in Upper Clydesdale, and focuses on the people who have lived and worked in the area up to…
Unit 10 Market Mews, Market Street, Dundee, Angus, DD1 3LA.
Learn about Dundee’s tram network, railway and marine history. Look around the constantly changing selection of cars, commercial vehicles and buses.…
The Rhins, Nr Drummore, Mull of Galloway, Dumfriesshire, DG9 9HP.
85ft tall lighthouse built by Robert Stephenson in 1830. Also exhibition and foghorn. 115 steps to top of lighthouse. Also RSPB Reserve nearby.
Tel: 01479 810 725.
Steam and diesel trains between Aviemore, Boat of Garten and Broomhill on 9.5 miles of the former Highland Railway route between Perth and Inverness.