Discover how Highland people used to live in United Kingdoms first open air museum. With a huge display of over 30 historical highland buildings, complete with all the features and furnishings from their historical periods, and all free of charge entry.
The Highland Folk Museum is located within the Cairngorm National Park in the lovely highland town of Newtonmore, and only a short drive from Aviemore. The museum is into divided into four sections incorporating a working highland farm from the 1930’s and a reconstructed highland township from the 1700’s, other attractions are the open air museum and the pinewoods.
Facilities in the museum consist of a gift shop and sweetie shop, there are toilets and baby changing also available at reception and at the croft and township. Parking on site is free with plenty of room for cars and coaches, disabled parking is located in front of reception. The museum also provide facilities for visitors with dogs, with a fenced dogs creche proving shelter and water.
Guidebooks are available to purchase in the museum to enable you to find more information about all the buildings and displays to view, a map can also be purchased at the shop to help you find you way around the outdoor museum. Overall the Highland Folk Museum is the ideal day out for all the family and not to be missed.
- Address: Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore, Scotland, PH20 1AY
- GPS: 57.0698267,-4.104804999999942
- Phone: 01540 673551
- Website: https://www.highlifehighland.com/highlandfolkmuseum/
- Opening Times Easter – August 10.30 – 17.30
September-October 11.00 – 16.30