Welcome to Britain’s first open air museum

Welcome to the Highland Folk Museum.

Welcome to the Highland Folk Museum, where you can step back in time and experience life in the Highlands from 1700s to the 1950s. We have over 35 historical buildings onsite for you to explore and discover how people in the Highlands lived, worked, went to school, enjoyed their leisure time.

Pinewood / Township update: As of Mon 18 July 22 our Pinewood and Township are open again for you to explore and enjoy. Please stick to the two main paths when walking though the Pinewood. 

There is no admission fee, however, we encourage donations to help us improve and grow – Gift Aid forms are available for UK visitors.

Pop over to our Visitor Information page for more details about coming to see us! You do not need to pre-book your visit this season but if you have any questions before you visit please just give us a call us on 01349 781650 or drop us an e-mail on [email protected]

Group organisers / coach companies: Please pre-book your group by calling 01349 781650 or e-mailing [email protected]

Opening times 2022

1 April – 31 August, open each day 10.00am – 5.00pm

1 September – 28 October, open each day 10.30am – 4.00pm

New for 2022 – Don’t miss our new project to enable you to virtually explore five of our buildings – click here to start your adventure

In the meantime, if you have any further queries, please email [email protected]

Explore the Highland Folk Museum

Mon - 10.00 - 17.00
Tue - 10.00 - 17.00
Wed - 10.00 - 17.00
Thur - 10.00 - 17.00
Fri - 10.00 - 17.00
Sat - 10.00 - 17.00
Sun - 10.00 - 17.00
Highland Folk Museum NEWTONMORE PH20 1AY