Kilmartin Museum is in the village of Kilmartin, in the Heart of Argyll. It is about 2 hour’s drive from Glasgow and under an hour from Oban and Inveraray.
Kilmartin is centrally placed for onward exploration of the Crinan Canal, Moine Mhor and Taynish National Nature Reserves, Inveraray Castle and Jail, Oban, Auchindrain Township and the gardens of Crarae and Arduaine.
By Car: Kilmartin Museum is situated on the A816 8 miles North of Lochgilphead and 29 miles South of Oban. There is a free carpark on site and several free car parks allowing access to the main monument sites around Kilmartin Glen. Access to the monument sites in Kilmartin Glen is free. Our Post code is PA31 8RQ
By Bus: https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/journey-planning-and-timetables The 423, 429 and 23 bus services on the Oban to Lochgilphead route stop in Kilmartin. Click ‘By Bus’ to find details of timetables of this and other local services.
Rail http://ojp.nationalrail.co.uk/service/planjourney/search The nearest train station is Oban.
Ferry: https://www.calmac.co.uk/Argyll has many beautiful islands to explore and Kilmartin is located centrally between the ferry ports of Oban (Hebrides), Tarbert (Cowal), Kennacraig (Islay), and Claonaig (Arran).
Tour Groups and Cruises: The following tour groups and cruises are amongst many which visit Kilmartin Museum and offer an alternative for those who do not wish to use their own transport.
https://www.rabbies.com/en Small Group tours from Edinburgh and Glasgow
https://www.wildernessscotland.com/ Adventure and Tailored holidays
http://www.hebridean.co.uk/ Hebridean Princess Cruises
http://www.cruisescotland.com/oban Cruise Industry Guide
http://www.catswhiskerstours.co.uk/scottish-tours/focused-tours/tour-kilmartin-glen/ Customised guided group tours