Kilmartin News

Recent Archaeological Work in Argyll

Recent Archaeological Work in Argyll

Archaeologist Roddy Regan will start this year’s series of winter talks on Tuesday 13th November.  Roddy will be giving an overview of the excavations undertaken by Kilmartin Museum during 2018 including; Dun Fhinn; Dunyvaig Castle, Islay; Bruce Hill, Tarbert and …

Winter Talks Programme 2018-19

Winter Talks Programme 2018-19

Kilmartin Museum will be holding a series of illustrated evening talks from November through to March 2019. These will be held on the second Tuesday of the month in the New Church, Kilmartin, formally known as the Living Stones Christian …

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 …

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 …

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.