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Over 28 of our staffed sites have now reopened and we are delighted to welcome you back. Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee entry. Find out more and book now

Historic Scotland

Opening times

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Fri to Sun, 10am to 4pm

1 Oct to 24 Dec and 31 Dec:
Fri to Sun, 11am to 4pm

7 Janu to 31 Mar:
Fri to Sun, 11am to 4pm

Closed for lunch from 12 noon to 1pm.

Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee entry.


Download our visitor app

Discover more on the go – the Historic Scotland app lets you find out about Scotland’s most iconic places wherever you are.

Plan your visit

More than 20 of our sites are now open. Please book your tickets in advance.

Become a member

Join Historic Scotland to visit our properties free of charge for a full year and support our work at the same time.

Hire a site for filming

Use one of our fantastic locations on your next shoot for an awe-inspiring backdrop to your work.

Learning visits

Our 300+ historic places serve as creative inspiration for all sorts of learning activities – and for learners of all ages.

Search our events

See the past brought to life by the imaginative year-round programme of events at our properties.