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Tap into more than 5,000 years of Scotland’s story with free visits, events and learning resources and start #LearningWithHES
Bring more than 5,000 years of history to life with our free education visits.
Inspire young minds with the help of expert-led activities that span science, the arts, social studies and more.
Families, communities and adults can have fun, make connections and get creative by engaging with the past.
Make learning more fun with targeted teaching resources and an endless supply of digital assets.
Find out how we’re doing our bit to keep traditional building skills alive and accessible.
View work created by learners inspired by Historic Scotland sites and see photos of projects we’ve been involved in.
Our rangers educate visitors about Holyrood Park, Linlithgow Peel and the Heart of Neolithic Orkney.
Get an overview of the Engine Shed, Scotland’s first building conservation hub.