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Elgin Museum

Door open days


Elgin Museum is Scotland’s oldest continuously independent museum. Owned by the Moray Society, it is run almost entirely by volunteers. On display are objects from before the dinosaurs up to the present day, telling Moray’s story, and housed in a Category A listed building.
Built in 1842 as a museum, and by public subscription.

Open 11am - 4pm. Volunteers on hand.


Key Information

Architect: Thomas Mackenzie. A Marshall Mackenzie and Son

Building Date: 1842-1920

Volunteers on hand. Find out about Moray's history from the dinosaurs to the present day. 

Where to find us

  • 1 High Street
  • Elgin
  • IV30 1EQ