Kilmartin News

The Kintyre & Cowal Children’s Butterfly Project

The Kintyre & Cowal Children’s Butterfly Project

Kilmartin Museum’s education team along with other specialists worked with Primary 6 pupils from Dalintober School in Campbeltown to study butterflies. The project had many elements including; the study of the butterfly life cycle; surveillance and document recording of the …

Guided Tours of Arichonan Deserted Settlement

Guided Tours of Arichonan Deserted Settlement

Join us for a tour of Arichonan Deserted Settlement. Tours are running on Friday 29th June, 27th July and 24th August. A mini bus will leave Kilmartin Museum at 11.30am taking participants to the settlement where our guide will take …

Conserved Coll Hoard returns to Kilmartin Museum

Conserved Coll Hoard returns to Kilmartin Museum

Thirteen Bronze Age artefacts discovered on the Isle of Coll in 2015 have returned to Kilmartin Museum after being cleaned and conserved at The Scottish Conservation Studio in Edinburgh, thanks to supporters of last year’s crowdfunding campaign. Run by Kilmartin …

Guided Walks of Kilmartin Glen

Guided Walks of Kilmartin Glen

Every Wednesday at 1.30pm until the end of October 2018

Regional Archaeological Research Framework for Argyll (RARFA)

Regional Archaeological Research Framework for Argyll (RARFA)

The ScARF team are pleased to announce that the Regional Archaeological Research Framework for Argyll (RARFA) is now live! http://www.scottishheritagehub.com/rarfa Just over two years ago, in November 2015, Kilmartin Museum organised a two day symposium to bring together all those …

Tarbert: Our Castle of Kings

Tarbert: Our Castle of Kings

Tarbert Castle Trust are trying to raise funds so they, in partnership with the Museum, can undertake an excavation at Tarbert Castle in 2019.  Argyll and Bute Council are offering funding but we need your help to show that it …

Scotland’s Rock Art Project

Scotland’s Rock Art Project

Kilmartin Museum are excited to be working on Scotland’s Rock Art Project, hosted by Historic Environment Scotland.  This project aims to work with communities across the country to record, research and raise awareness of prehistoric rock carvings in Scotland. Take …

The Achavanich Beaker Burial Project

The Achavanich Beaker Burial Project

The British History Podcast have an interesting interview with Dr Alison Sheridan of National Museums Scotland, and Kilmartin Glen gets a mention! Listen to the podcast here and find out more about the project here.