All our staffed properties, sites and offices remain closed and staff are working from home. Find out how we are working on plans to gradually reopen the historic places we care for.
We care for over 35,000 objects, including many of Scotland’s most culturally significant objects.
This large and diverse collection provides a key source of evidence for understanding and appreciating Scotland’s history and heritage.
Delve into the history of Scotland by exploring our historic object collections. Discover a wealth of objects from archaeological settlements, castles, abbeys, historic houses and industrial sites in our care.
Prehistoric, roman and medieval artefacts discovered at Historic Scotland Properties in Care.
Pictish symbols stones, early Christian crosses and gravestones.
Archives, antiquarian books, photographs and drawings related to historic places in Scotland.
Parts of buildings including medieval floor tiles, drawbridge timbers and stained glass.
Neolithic carvings, Pictish symbol stones, early Christian crosses and grave stones.
Explore Scotland's traditional and ceremonial objects including the Stone of Destiny and the Honours of Scotland.
Domestic and personal objects relating to everyday life at Historic Scotland Properties in Care.
From paintings and drawings to sculptures and furnishings, explore art relating to people and Properties in Care.
Machinery, tools and objects linked to the production of iron, whisky, cotton and gas.
Explore our maritime collections and discover Scotland's seafaring past.
A range of Scotland's historic artillery, weapons and regimental equipment.
Coins and tokens discovered at Historic Scotland Properties in Care.