- Museums and Art Galleries
Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
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
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Auchindrain, Furnace, Argyll and Bute, PA32 8WD, Scotland
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
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.
Under 18`s: £5.00
Tea room open daily with home baking, fresh soups, hot and cold drinks and lunches. Free entry to tea room and shop!
Both ladies' and gents' toilets available and easily accessed from the car park area.
Our shop stocks a diverse range of farmyard and local history books and gifts, as well as quality local crafts.