Kilmartin News

Explore the Great Outdoors with Kilmartin Museum this Summer!

Explore the Great Outdoors with Kilmartin Museum this Summer!

See out calendar for a series of family events in the Great Outdoors happening on 3rd, 5th & 17th July at Barnluasgan Forest and Taynish National Nature Reserve.  

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.  

Carnassarie Castle Excavations

Carnassarie Castle Excavations

We’re now into week five of our dig at Carnassarie Castle, part of Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and Dig It 2017​. To keep you updated we’ll be adding videos taken by Kilmartin Museum’s Archaeologist Roddy Regan throughout …

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 …

Festival of Archaeology Fortnight 15th – 30th July

Festival of Archaeology Fortnight 15th – 30th July

This year Kilmartin Museum will be celebrating its 20th year, and our festival activities are focused on the enchanting monuments and historical sites that sit within Kilmartin Glen and the surrounding area. Visitors can join our very experienced volunteer guides …

We are looking for Volunteer Market Researchers

We are looking for Volunteer Market Researchers

We are looking for volunteers interested in undertaking market research as part of our redevelopment project. This will involve talking to visitors and asking a series of pre-determined questions on a visitor exit survey. The data gathered will help to …

Guided walks through out the Season

Guided walks through out the Season

Guided Glen Walk Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm until the end of the September 2017 Discover what makes the ancient landscape of Kilmartin Glen so unique by joining our knowledgeable volunteer guides on a guided glen walk. Walks are free, …