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Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum

  • Furnace
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Step right back in time and discover Scotland’s rural history at Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum, the most complete and well-preserved example of a Scottish Highland farm township.

This is no ordinary museum, there are no glass cases to be seen here! Everything on the site is a part of the museum and you can be a part of the history as you step into the restored longhouses, see the objects of everyday life and learn about the past inhabitants.

As you wander through the magical settlement you’ll find yourself vividly imagining life in the old Highlands. Make sure you keep hold of the guidebook you’re given on arrival, it’s your key to discovering the fascinating, long-vanished Scottish way of life deep in the hills of Argyll.

  • Genuine historic site
  • Not your average museum, step right into history
  • Guidebook is given on arrival

Opening hours

1st April to 31st October 10:00 to 17:00

From November to March we are open most weekdays except over Christmas and New Year, but please telephone to check before you leave home.


General Admission
Adults: £8.00
Kids: £5.50

Discounts available for families with more than one kid. 

Travel & Contact Information


Auchindrain, Furnace, Argyll and Bute, PA32 8WD, Scotland

Phone number

01499 500 235



Click here to visit Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

Both ladies' and gents' toilets available and easily accessed from the car park area.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum has not told us about their dining options.

Tea room open daily with home baking, fresh soups, hot and cold drinks and lunches. Free entry to tea room and shop!

No, Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Auchindrain Township Open Air Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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