The Glencoe Folk Museum was co-founded in 1966 by Miss Barbara Fairweather MBE, and Mrs Rae Grant and for both ladies, it was a life's work. Their aim was “To collect, preserve and exhibit articles, costume, objects and information, relevant to the history and social conditions of the Glencoe and North Lorn district for the purposes of education and interest”.
April to October Monday - Saturday 10am - 4.30pm Last Admission 4pm Closed Sunday
Adults: £3 Concession: £2 Children under 16: Free
Just off the the A82 in the centre of Glencoe Village
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Facilities and services
- Wheelchair access to some public areas
This lovely little museum is crammed full of local history and artefacts, housed in two beautiful old thatched cottages. It has dedicated itself to promoting the history of Glencoe and surrounding area and has a great selection of objects including textiles, costumes, taxidermy and china connected to the Jacobite uprisings many years ago. Visiting the museum is like traveling back in time. The museum is well worth a visit and should make an interesting stopping point for the kids during a holiday trip up to the Highlands. There is a public loo in the village car park and a village shop next door to the museum which is handy for snacks, drinks and ice-creams!
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