Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives has now re-opened to the public.
We will be operating a booking system that allows for readers to visit our searchroom and consult records during the following times:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 1000-1600.
If you wish to book a time please phone or email using the contact details below. Our staff will be more than happy to discuss your research area and the collections that will be of most use to you.
We recommend that you make an appointment and pre-order all documents before visiting. Please do this at least 2 days in advance to ensure that the documents you require are available. Drop-in customers will also be accommodated as far as possible on the day.
Members of the public are also invited to visit our exhibition space located at the front of the building.
Wearing a face covering is now a personal choice. We recommend wearing one, particularly during busy periods, if you can. Please be respectful of other’s choice.
We still welcome all remote enquiries and will endeavour to do all that we can to assist you. Below are our contact details and the many research and educational resources we offer online. Our Facebook page is updated daily with rich Caithness histories, photography and sources from our vast collections. Make sure and have a browse!
Explore the County of Caithness Archives held at Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives here.
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Search our online catalogue here.
You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.
Discover our online exhibitions here: https://www.highlifehighland.com/nucleus-nuclear-caithness-archives/category/online-exhibitions/
We continue to offer our Family History 1-1 Consultation Service through the Highland Archive Centre in Inverness. This can be carried out remotely by email, or online via Skype. To book an appointment please contact [email protected] in the first instance and we will be in touch to discuss your requirements in more detail.
Many of our family history resources are available via ScotlandsPeople, and our collection of Ordnance Survey Maps are available to view via the National Library of Scotland’s website