Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore

Highland Folk Museumis Britain’s first open-air museum, a living history facility devoted to the life of early Highland peoples. See firsthand how the first Scots built their homes, tilled their land, and kept themselves entertained on the Highlands. You can visit replica trade buildings, including joiners, tailors, and clockmakers. The museum covers history from the 1700s to present day amid natural beauty, which is home to red squirrel and tree creepers. Take a look at our Newtonmore online travel planner to schedule your visit to Highland Folk Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • If you are in the region, make sure you make time to stop at the Highland Folk Museum - a hidden gem. First of all the folks who run the museum are so nice. We corresponded with them via email before ...  more »
  • Visited the Highland Folk Museum on a recent trip up North. What a fascinating place! Every building has been painstakingly restored to it's original condition with props from the relevant time (down ...  more »
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  • Really interesting place to visit. Lots of period buildings, the staff and live demonstrations really helps bring the buildings to life. Allow a good few hours to see everything. Well worth a visit.
  • Very interesting place to visit. Takes a couple of hours to look around well worth a visit.
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