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Museum from home

The importance of herring in the culture, economy and ecology of Gairloch and the surrounding area.

Isle Maree, Isle Ewe & Gruinard Island

Discover the Gairloch bards and their poetry in Am Bàrd Café at Gairloch Museum.

One of Gairloch Museum’s star objects is its Pictish Symbol Stone. Only two stones have been found on the west coast.

Learn about the long history of the Gypsy/Traveller community within the Gairloch area.

In the Gairloch area there is evidence of nearly 200 roundhouses. Find out more about these structures and what they tell us about how people lived in the past.

Learn more about this beautiful design - from its origins in the 1800s to the garments you could start creating  today.

Watch highlights from the 25 minute film,'Memories of Gairloch Life Since World War II' created  by John English of Otoxo Productions.  

The SS Mabel sailed on beautiful Loch Maree for just under 30 years. A podcast and old postcards help bring her to life here. 

Inspired by objects from the Museum collection, OpenWeave is a project that gives you the chance to try weaving your own mini-tapestry.

Explore past events and stories shared on the Gairloch Museum YouTube Channel, don't forget to like and subscribe! 

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