Enjoy a year of the best days ever with our membership.

Members enjoy:

  • free access to more than 300 properties across Scotland
  • free entry to over 400 daytime events a year
  • a 20% discount in our shops and a 10% discount in our cafes

It’s the best way to discover Scotland’s 5,000 years of history. So join up and get exploring!

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Or why not give a gift of membership and get 3 MONTHS EXTRA FREE, that's 15 months for the price of 12! Offer available until 31 December 2016.

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It’s good to be a member. Joining will entitle you to:

  • free entry to our properties across Scotland
  • free entry to more than 400 daytime events
  • a 20% discount in our shops
  • a 10% discount in our cafés
  • a 20% discount on an annual gift membership
  • a free quarterly members’ magazine
  • a membership pack, including membership cards and a handbook
  • discounted entry to English Heritage, Cadw and Manx National Heritage sites
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Membership types

Our memberships are flexible and affordable, so you can choose the type that’s right for you. We have options for:

  • single adults, including concessions
  • joint membership
  • family membership
  • life membership

See a full list of membership types and prices.

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If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

See a list of frequently asked membership questions.

Membership Team
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place

Telephone: 0131 668 8999
Email: members@hes.scot

The benefits

  • Free admission

    Free admission to more than 300 properties across Scotland

  • Free events

    Free entry to over 400 daytime events a year

  • Retail and cafe discounts

    A 20% discount in our shops and a 10% discount in our cafes

  • Free magazine

    Our magazine delivered to your door every three months