Overview

Once you’ve been struck by the History Bug there’s no going back – actually that’s a lie, you’ll be going back all the time. Scotland’s rich history, amazing castles and unmissable events make the History Bug something everyone will want to catch.

Members enjoy:

• free access to over 70 heritage attractions 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 us and get exploring!

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GIFT MEMBERSHIP OFFER

Treat loved ones to the perfect Christmas gift this year with our 14 months for the price of 12 gift membership offer – that’s 2 months extra free for them to explore! We make the present extra special by putting together a gift pack that can be sent directly to you or the recipient. If you are already a member you will receive 20% discount! The offer can be purchased by Credit/Debit card and is valid until the 31 December 2018.

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Benefits

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

  • free entry to our heritage attractions 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. This becomes free entry if you renew your membership.
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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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Contact

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
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH

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

Historic Scotland

The benefits

  • Free admission

    Free admission to over 70 heritage attractions 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