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Fochabers Folk Museum

  • Fochabers
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Fochabers Folk Museum was opened in 1984, and began with the aim to preserve the photographs and memories of “Fochaberians' past and present. This has become a fascinating (still growing), collection of photos and documents that cover the history of the village and surrounding area.

Kids will love the eclectic array of everyday objects that show the traditions and ways of life for the area during the 18th and 19th centuries. There is a collection of carriages and gigs to investigate, plus a chance to experience schooldays of the past in ‘Milne's schoolroom', which celebrates the founder of the Milne Free School, Alexander Milne.

The William Marshall exhibition tells the story of a highly regarded clockmaker, who began life as a butler! Make sure you take a look at the centrepiece, which is one of his long case clocks. There is also an exhibition about RAF Dallachy and its role in WWII, when it was in use by several squadrons.

If you fancy a stroll around the village you have just learned about, an information leaflet is available, which gives a brief tour of the village and its history.

Opening hours

3rd May through September

Tuesday to Friday 11:00 - 16:00

Saturday to Sunday 14:00 - 16:00


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


High Street, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7DU, Scotland

Phone number

01343 821204



Click here to visit Fochabers Folk Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Fochabers Folk Museum has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Fochabers Folk Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

No, Fochabers Folk Museum is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Fochabers Folk Museum have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Fochabers Folk Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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