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Doors Open Days 2022

Highland Archive Service is taking part in Doors Open Days 2022, Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates places and stories, new and old. 

Events run across three weekends in September. See below information for each of our archive centres. 

Highland Archive Centre - Inverness
3rd September 2022 (10:00-16:00)

Highland Archive Centre staff will be giving tours of the building at 11am, 1pm and 3pm (booking essential) as well as providing displays of archive material from across the centuries (no booking required).

Book tours via: [email protected] or 01349 781130.

For more information click here

Highland Archive Centre, Bught Road, Inverness, IV3 5SS

NUCLEUS: The Nuclear & Caithness Archive
18th September 2022 (10:00-15:00)

Talks will be given throughout the day and will be held within the Community Room exploring the archives held by the Caithness Archives. A selection of these will be on display in the public search room and staff on hand to discuss the records and research.

Booking is not required. 

For more information click here

Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archive Centre, Airport Industrial Estate, Wick, KW1 4QS

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
24th September 2022 (11:00-15:00)

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre will be open on Saturday 24th September when visitors will be able to see into the purpose-built strongroom, learn about the conditions in which archives are kept and see a display of material from across the centuries. 

Booking is not required.

For more information click here

Skye & Lochalsh Archive Centre, Elgin Hotel, Dunvegan Road, Portree, IV51 9HA

Lochaber Archive Centre
24th September 2022 (11:00-15:00)

This year for Doors Open Day we will be opening for the first time on a Saturday. Visitors will be able to see into the purpose-built strongroom, learn about the conditions in which archives are kept and see a display of material from across the centuries.

Booking is not required. 

For more information click here

Lochaber Archive Centre, Alexander Ross House, Achintore Road, Fort William, PH33 6RQ

For more information about Doors Open Days across the Highlands download the Doors Open Days leaflet here

Further information about events elsewhere in Scotland can be found on the Doors Open Days 2022 website.