Scotland

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Prestongrange Museum

Morrison's Haven, Prestonpans, East Lothian, EH32 9RX.
Tel: 0131 653 2904.

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

For centuries Prestongrange was a place of intense industrial activity. A harbour, glass works, pottery, colliery and brickworks have all left their marks…

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Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot

Preston Road, East Linton, Midlothian, EH40 3DS.
Tel: 01620 860 426.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Picturesque watermill dating from the 18th century. Machinery still working. Nearby is the Phantassie Doocot.

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Orkney Wireless Museum

Kiln Corner, Junction Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1LB.
Tel: 01856 871 400.

  • Car Park

Fascinating collection tracing the history of early domestic radio and wartime communications in Orkney. Also maps, charts, valves, transistors, wartime…

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Oban War & Peace Museum

Old Oban Times Building, Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5PX.
Tel: 01631 570 007.

  • Full disabled access

A fascinating collection of artefacts and photographs depicting the rich cultural history of the busy port town and its people. Learn about the fishing…

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Quendale Water Mill

Quendale, Dunrossness, Shetland, ZE2 9JD.
Tel: 01950 460 969.

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

Enjoy guided tours of the mill and displays of local history, including an extensive collection of agricultural tools and machinery, or simply browse through…

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New Abbey Corn Mill

Off The Square, New Abbey, Dumfriesshire, DG2 8BX.
Tel: 0131 668 8800.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

Fully restored watermill operated regularly in summer showing how oatmeal is produced.

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Ness Islands Railway

Whin Park, Bught Road, Inverness, Inverness-shire, IV3 5SS.
Tel: 01463 235 533.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

Britain’s most northern public miniature railway. 7.25in. gauge, 800 yards. One diesel locomotive and one steam loco.

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National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1JF.
Tel: 0300 123 6789.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The story of Scotland from earliest geological time to the present. The industrial section contains an 1811 Newcomen engine, 1923 single cylinder Corliss…

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National Museum of Rural Life

Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, G76 9HR.
Tel: 0300 123 6789.

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

1950s working farm with animals and farm experts on hand; an award-winning museum building telling the story of the Scottish countryside and its evolution.

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National Museum of Flight

East Fortune Airfield, Nr East Fortune, East Lothian, EH39 5LF.
Tel: 0300 123 6789.

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

Explore the story of aviation from the start of the 20th century to the present day through the collection of military and civil aircraft. The newly restored…

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National Mining Museum Scotland

Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, Midlothian, EH22 4QN.
Tel: 0131 663 7519.

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

Historic ‘A‘ Listed colliery with the Grant Ritchie steam winding engine. Tours through former colliery workings. Visitor centre with audio visual…

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Myreton Motor Museum

Luffness Mains, Aberlady, East Lothian, EH32 0PZ.
Tel: 01875 870 288.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

Large collection of exhibits such as cars, bicycles, motorcycles and commercial vehicles dating from 1899. There is also an interesting assortment of period…

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