Kilmartin News

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 …

Winter Talks

Winter Talks

Our series of illustrated Winter Talks continues on Tuesday 9th January 2018 with Dr Annette Anderton entitled ‘Heath and Beauty’.  This illustrated talk will cover some of the therapeutic and cosmetic use of geological materials in the ancient world with …

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. …

Coll Hoard Conservation Campaign

Coll Hoard Conservation Campaign

As many of you will know, we recently ran a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to conserve an exciting hoard of Bronze Age weapon fragments that were discovered on the Isle of Coll in 2015.  We are delighted to announce …

Guided walks through out the Season

Guided walks through out the Season

Our volunteer guides will lead Glen Guided walks every Wednesday at 1:30 pm from 4th April 2018 through until the end of October 2018. Discover what makes the ancient landscape of Kilmartin Glen so unique by joining our knowledgeable volunteer …