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What's on in 2019

Collection Store Tours: Every Wednesday from 1 May till 30 October at 2pm

Come and discover our collection in Am Fasgadh (Gaelic for the shelter) with one of our knowledgeable tour guides. Tours last approx. an hour and cost £5 per person (no charge for children)  – full details here.


Am Fasgadh

Am Fasgadh Collections Store

‘In the Land of the Glittering Wood Moss’

There is now an exciting new way to enjoy the museum. Download the app “HFM Glittering Wood Moss Trail” from ITunes and join storyteller, Alan Crawford to listen to his story ‘In the Land of the Glittering Wood Moss’ as you walk around the Pinewood.



Highland Herb Trail

Come and discover a walking trail of food and medicines from around the Highlands and Islands – more details here.




Spring Events

Sat 6 – Mon 22 April – Easter Trail 

Easter trail around the museum – Twelve little chicks have escaped from the hen house and are hiding across the museum. Keep your eyes peeled as you go into the buildings to see if you can spot all the chicks! Don’t forget to collect your chocolate prize! £1.50 per trail 10.30am – 5.30pm each day

Tues 16 April – Still Game 

Come and join in our special activity and discussion day, specifically for men in the Badenoch and Strathspey region. The day will consist of discussions and activity sessions, with guest speakers from Badenoch Shinty Memories, the Scottish Men’s Shed Association and the ‘Wise Guys’ initiative at the Highland Print Studio. There will also be leading a special printmaking workshop and a tour of our collections store. Please give us a call to book your free place on 01349 781650.

Sat 11 & Sun 12 May – Cairngorms Big Nature Weekend

Official launch of Highland Herbal Trail and Storytelling Trail “In the Land of the Glistening Wood Moss” with Alan Crawford and Sarah Hobbs on site to take tours and tell stories. More details to follow soon.

Sun 26 May 2019 – Vintage Day

7th Vintage Day including new for 2019 – a gathering of Chopper bicycles to mark their 50th anniversary. Please check out our Vintage Day page for full details!

Summer Events

Sat 8 June 2019 – Outlander Day 

A popular day of all things Outlander – a must for fans of the show!!

Sat 22 & Sun 23 June 2019 – Highland Rising

Battles, skirmishes and living history across the museum

Sat 29 & Sun 30 June 2019 – Woolly Weekend – from lamb to loom

Second year of this event – including the shearing of 20 sheep!!!

Thurs 4  – Sun 28 July – Throw Up 20.18: Deirdre Nelson and Newtonmore Camanachd.

Exhibition in our church of artwork created by Deirdre Nelson and Newtonmore Camanachd.

Thurs 11, 18 & 25 July and 1, 8 and 15 August – Heritage In Action Days 

Extra demonstrations and activities across the museum – come and join in the fun!

Sat 24 August – Am Fasgadh Quaich Tournament  

Our annual shinty tournament between local youth teams returns for 2019!

Sat 31 Aug & Sun 1 Sept – Erskine’s Regiment

Living history camp in the Township.