Learn about the many and varied collections in our care.
Access images and information for 300,000 historic places in Scotland through this online catalogue of archaeology, buildings and other heritage sites.
Access more than 480,000 images, videos and audio files on material culture and human history.
Delve into one of the world’s largest and most significant collections of historic aerial photography.
‘Urban detectives’ from across Scotland are invited to uncover the hidden history of our urban spaces.
View historic aerial images of Britain taken from 1919 to 1953 and help to identify the locations pictured.
Zoom in on this interactive online map to locate Scotland’s archaeological and historic sites.
Compare modern-day land use and past land use across Scotland using this interactive online map.
Carry out a single search for a place name in Scotland to source information from several national databases.
Canmore’s online galleries showcase assets from Historic Environment Scotland collections.
Search by planning authority to locate buildings at risk across Scotland.