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Our Place in Time

Scotland’s first ever strategy for the historic environment sets out a vision of how our heritage can be understood, valued, cared for and enjoyed.

Heritage search

Search Scotland’s designated heritage, along with our designation and scheduling consent decisions.


Discover the perfect gift or treat yourself with our range of books, clothes and gifts.


Get the history bug. Symptoms include, free entry to all Historic Scotland attractions, free entry to day time events and discount at our shops.

HES Accredited Living Wage Employer

We have received accreditation as a Living Wage Employer, as recognised by the Poverty Alliance, the Living Wage Foundation and the Scottish Government.

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