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All of Scotland is a treasure trove full of world-class excellent museums, most of which are even free of charge – for anyone interested in the local culture, history and some background information, anyone with special interests or if it is just for a rainy day on a tour, when you have done and seen all else.

There are literally a 1000 museums and this is just a very small limited selection of some of the museums we visit:



At Unicorn Tours we stop, visit,pick up and drop off at most of the Scottish museums , including:

Historic Scotland sites

National Trust of Scotland sites

National museums of Scotland

the wealth of Edinburgh museums

the superb many world-class Glasgow museums

the many museums in Dundee, incl. Verdant works, Discovery Point, V&A, Frigate Unicorn, etc.

the Aberdeen Maritime museum

Shetland museums

in Lerwick, Scalloway, Unst and many more..

and many, many more museums throughout all of Scotland

There are a few hundreds and we can stop and pick up and drop off from most, including the most visited ones, which we include on our tours:

and of course all the many more:

ABERDEEN – Maritime museum

ABERDEENSHIRE – Aberdeenshire farming museum

ANSTRUTHER – FIFE – Scottish Fisheries museum

BRESSAY museum – Bressay – Shetland isles

BRODICK – Isle of Arran heritage museum

DUNDEE – Discovery Point, V&A Design museum, Frigatte Unicorn, Verdant works Jute factory, McManus Art Gallery & museum

EAST KILBRIDE – museum of rural life

EDINBURGH – Scottish national museum plus 30 more https://www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/

ESHANESS – Tangwick Haa museum – Shetland mainland

FINLAGGAN EILEAN MOR ISLAY – seat of the Lords of the Isles and of Clan Donald Islay

FRASERBURGH – museum of Scottish lighthouses

GEARRANNAN BLACKHOUSE VILLAGE – ISLE OF LEWIS

GLASGOW – Kelvingrove museum & Art gallery, Riverside Transport & museum & many more https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums

HAROLDSWICK – UNST BOATHOUSE & HERITAGE CENTRE – Shetland

INVERNESS museum & art gallery & castle tower

JEDBURGH Mary Queen of Scots museum & castle, jail & museum

KILDONAN – South Uist museum https://kildonanmuseum.co.uk/kildonan-museum

KILMARTIN pre-historic glen museum

KILMUIR – ISLE OF SKYE MUSEUM OF ISLAND LIFE

KIRKWALL museum – Orkney mainland

LARGS – Vikingar

LERWICK – Shetland museum & archives

MELROSE – three hills Roman heritage museum Trimontium

NEW LANARK mills world heritage site

NEWTONMORE Highland folk museum

NORTH BERWICK – Scottish seabird centre

NORTHTON – Seallam – Isle of Harris museum

PERTH museum & art gallery & Black Watch museum

ROTHESAY – Isle of Bute museum

SCALLOWAY & Shetland bus museum – SHETLAND

ST. ANDREWS – Museum of St. Andrews University https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/museums/ & British Golf museum https://www.britishgolfmuseum.co.uk/

STIRLING – The Smith Art Gallery & museum https://www.smithartgalleryandmuseum.co.uk/exhibitions/

ST. KILDA museum, school & church

STORNOWAY – ISLE OF LEWIS – Lews castle – Museum nan Eilean https://www.lews-castle.co.uk/

STROMNESS museum – Orkney mainland

Special interests, hobbies, activities & themes

Scotland has a lot more to offer and something for everyone should you have a special interest, hobby, activity, which you would like to experience on your tour with us throughout Scotland, please mention it to us and if at all possible, we will attempt to include it in your itinerary.


Private, personalised small group tours (maximum 8 passengers)

best suited for groups of friends of 5 to 8 people as the price is set during each season and you pay per vehicle/driver/guide day and share the cost among yourselves in your private group

– individuals, couples and friends – for example 1 – 4 people are still welcome to book their own private tour, but the cost per person will be higher

3 day tours

1 day tours (short)

1 day tours

4 day tours

2 day tours

5 day tours


Destinations

best suited for groups of friends of 5 to 8 people as the price is set during each season and you pay per vehicle/driver/guide day and share the cost among yourselves in your private group.

Regions

  • Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • Southern Scotland
  • Glasgow and the Clyde
  • Central Scotland
  • Argyll
  • Northeast Scotland
  • The Highland region 
  • Skye and the Western Isles
  • Orkney and Shetland