Kilmartin News

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 …

Talking Stone: The First Cut

Talking Stone: The First Cut

An evening talk with Filippa Dobson, at Kilmartin Museum Cafe on Thursday 12th April 2018, 7.00-8.00pm. Booking required, email education@kilmartin.org or telephone 01546 510278. Artist and PhD student Filippa has been interrogating the landscape of Ilkley Moor, a comparable ritual …

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.  

Coll Hoard Update

Coll Hoard Update

We are delighted to let you know that the Coll Hoard has made it to the Scottish Conservation Studio in Edinburgh safe and sound! Sharon, our Director and Curator, delivered the Hoard to Will Murray and his team on Monday. …