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Collections Highlights

Discover more about items in our museum collections

Our collections are full of wonderful and curious items.  Discover some of these famous – and some of the interesting but not-so-famous – items from the selection of highlights below…

Ardross Wolf Stone: a famous Pictish symbol stone

Caithness Glass from the Graham Cooley Collection

Christmas 1940: a wartime romance

Felicity the Puma: the story of our celebrity big cat

Freedom of Inverness: a civic honour with medieval origins

Man and the Environment tapestry by Fiona Mathison

On the Moors oil painting by Richard Ansdell RA


2022 message from our Curator…
Kari Moodie sums up what’s been happening with the museum collections during 2022, and gives a sneak peak into what’s in store for 2023…