Scotland

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.

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Highland Aviation Museum

9 Dalcross Industrial Estate, By Inverness Airport, Inverness, Highlands, IV2 7XB.
Tel: 01667 461 100.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museum has a couple of military aircraft and a number of (mainly) military cockpit or front fuselage sections, as well as a range of indoor exhibits…

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Titanic model at Ship Space Inverness

Ship Space

16 Clachnaharry Road, Inverness, Highlands, IV3 8QH.
Tel: 01463 716 839.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

Interactive museum with nautical artefacts & large ships: 1:10 scale 'Titanic', Buckie drifter, RNLI lifeboat & more. Free entry.

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Alford Valley Railway

Alford Valley Railway

Alford Station, Main Street, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8FD.
Tel: 01975 564 332.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop

A 2ft gauge diesel operated line from Alford Station to Haughton Park, a distance of one mile.

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Vogrie Park Miniature Railway

Vogrie Country Park, Nr Gorebridge, Midlothian, EN23 4NU.
Tel: 01875 822 388.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

750 yards, 7.25in. gauge. "Probably one of the best ground level tracks in Scotland."

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Aerial photograph of the vilage of New Lanark

New Lanark Visitor Centre

New Lanark Mills, New Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9BY.
Tel: 01555 661 345.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Discover the impressive cotton mill village of New Lanark and explore its unique history. Founded in 1785, New Lanark was once Britain’s largest cotton…

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Waterlines

Lybster Harbour, Shore Road, Lybster, Caithness, KW3 6DB.
Tel: 01593 721 520.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Full disabled access

Visitor centre and museum stand in restored buildings close to the attractive harbour at Lybster.

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Timespan

Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale, Sutherland, KW8 6JA.
Tel: 01431 821 327.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

A fascinating local museum with a series of recreated shops and a blacksmith forge. Also a croft house with traditional furnishings.

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Verdant Works

West Henderson's Wynd, Dundee, Angus, DD1 5BT.
Tel: 01382 309 060.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Textile heritage centre with restored jute machinery showing working conditions over 100 years ago. Interactive displays take visitors from the jute fields…

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Wick Heritage Museum

20 Bank Row, Wick, Caithness, KW1 5EY.
Tel: 01955 605 393.

  • Part disabled access

Includes a beautifully restored 19th century fishing boat, the unique 'Johnston Collection' revealing 112 years of social history captured by a family…

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Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum

Lyness, Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3NU.
Tel: 01856 791 300.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum is centred around the former fuel oil pumping station at Lyness Naval Base, (HMS Proserpine). The exhibition illustrates the importance of Scapa…

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Fraserburgh Heritage Centre

Quarry Road, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, AB43 9DT.
Tel: 01346 512 888 .

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Step back in time through 400+ years of history with displays from different aspects of the town including railways, maritime and road transport.

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Maud Railway Museum

Maud Station, Station Road, Maud, Aberdeenshire, AB42 5LY.
Tel: 01261 861 762.

  • Car Park
  • Full disabled access

Displays of railway history and memorabilia from GNSR to BR days. Housed in the former station buildings at Maud Junction.

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