Transform your living room into your own personal gallery with our curated online exhibitions and let Scotland's history come to you.
Places for Prayer
From standing stones to cathedrals, Scotland's historic environment tells a fascinating story of places of prayer. Explore physical expressions of intangible belief in this online exhibition.
The Women of Scotland
Discover the dramatic stories and significant achievements of Scotland’s well-known women, alongside the unsung heroines who quietly shaped the country we know today.
The Photography of Erskine Beveridge
This is a story of collecting the past, told through the lens of Erskine Beveridges’ photographs from the turn of the 20th century. Discover Relics, Ruins and Ways of Life in our online exhibition.
Scotland from the Sky
For more than a century, pilots and photographers have taken to the skies to record the extraordinary landscape of Scotland. Explore our online exhibition and see our country from a unique perspective.
Scotland's Coasts and Waters
Celebrating Scotland’s Year of Coasts & Waters, this is the story of our coastal places. Most of Scotland borders the sea, its coast a ribbon more than 10,000 miles long that defines our enduring relationship with the oceans.
Great Scottish Interiors
Step inside six distinctive homes that reflect Scotland’s shifting social history of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Scotland's Historic Shops
Traditional shops add colour and character to Scotland's towns and cities. Explore Scotland's historic shops and the people who worked in them in this online exhibition.
Sir Walter Scott
Inspired by Scotland’s rich, turbulent history, author Sir Walter Scott wove the country's ancient buildings into his letters, antiquarian guides, poetry and novels. Explore these connections and his legacies through spoken word and this selection images from our archives.
Language and Landscape in Holyrood Park
Discover the stories of Holyrood Park through British Sign Language (BSL), and explore the richness of this visual language.
Visions of Climate Heritage
Explore the story of Scotland’s climate heritage, past and present, in this crowdsourced exhibition. The competition closed at 5pm on Tuesday 30 November 2021.
If These Walls Could Talk
We are celebrating Scotland’s Year of Stories with young creatives' tales about sites in the care of Historic Scotland. This prize draw is now closed.
Sgrìobh is Aithris
Gus Bliadhna nan Sgeul a chomharrachadh, tha sinn ag iarraidh air sgeulaichean òga sgeulachd a chur thugainn ann an Gàidhlig mun àite as fheàrr leotha ann an Alba. Tha an co-fharpais seo a-nis dùinte.