Your ticket to Scotland's history
Free admission to over 70 of Scotland’s top visitor attractions is yours with an Explorer Pass (40 in winter).
Visit as many of our properties as you wish within that time – for no additional cost.
Multiple sites may be visited in any one day and one visit per site is permitted.
Explorer Pass - Special Winter Promotion
Save even more money with our special offer. Not only do you save money, we have extended the duration of the passes and included a retail discount.
Buy your Winter Pass
- Passes valid for 5 or 14 consecutive days
- 10% retail discount in our shops. Exclusions apply
Explorer Pass Summer 2018
Buy an Explorer Pass valid for 3 days or 7 days and visit as many of our properties as you wish within that time – for no additional cost.
A 3-day pass can be used on any 3 days within a 5-day period. A 7-day pass is for any 7 days within a 14-day period. Multiple sites can be visited on any single day. You can visit a specific site only once.
The Summer Explorer Pass is valid from 26 March 2018.
Buy your Summer Pass
When you buy an Explorer Pass online, you’ll receive an email with your pass attached as a PDF. This can be printed and used at any site. You must select the date of your first visit when purchasing a pass online – your pass will become valid from this date.
You can also buy an Explorer Pass in person at the first property you visit.
Download the Explorer Pass map
Search our properties for places to visit (please note the Palace of Holyroodhouse is not included in the Explorer Pass).
Pre-booking is required at:
Lochleven Castle - online booking available soon
Maeshowe Chambered Cairn - book your visit online
St Vigeans Sculptured Stones - call 01241 878 756
Trinity House Museum - call 0131 554 3289