Welcome to Elgin Museum!

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Elgin Museum – open to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays from 28th May 2022, 11am – 3pm (last entry at 2.30pm) Entry is FREE, no booking required.

Things to know when visiting Elgin Museum in 2022 – staying safe during your visit: The safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our highest priority. We have therefore retained some of the changes introduced to Elgin Museum last season, in response to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, and we ask for your cooperation to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable time in the Museum.

  • We strongly encourage all visitors to continue to wear face coverings unless exempt (disposable masks can be provided). Our team of Volunteers will continue to wear face coverings (unless exempt)
  • Please be considerate of others as you move through the Museum and maintain respectful distancing throughout the building
  • A one-way system remains in place in the building
  • We have continued to operate an enhanced cleaning regime, and hand sanitisation points can be found throughout the Museum
  • Please also note there are no on-site children’s activities, trails, puzzles, dress-up etc (but you will be able to pick up free activities as you exit the museum)
  • You can find read our risk assessment for visitors 2022 here

You can continue the Elgin Museum experience by exploring the Museum “from home”! There are activities & quizzes on our Learning and Outreach page, our Museum Musings blog, find & follow us on social media feeds (click on the icons below), try our online jigsaws or why not sign up to our YouTube channel? And if you enjoy our “Virtual Museum”, please consider making a donation via our PayPal donations page to show your support.

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At Elgin Museum you can see objects from all over the world, with a special focus on Moray, and from all periods of history and prehistory – from before the dinosaurs to the present day. The Museum is located at the east end of Elgin High Street, Moray, in the North East of Scotland.

Please explore our website to find out more about the Museum, and read our latest Moray Society Membership Newsletter March 2022 (1.26 MB pdf) and our Elgin Museum Spring 2022 Update. If you’d like to sign up to receive our Museum Updates in your inbox, please complete the form on our Contact Us page (with the subject line “Sign up to Museum Update”).

If you would like to help support Elgin Museum, please donate via our PayPal donations page. (Note: you do not need to have a personal PayPal account in order to donate to us via our charity-status PayPal donations page, payment is accepted through debit and credit cards).

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You can now also support Elgin Museum by choosing “The Moray Society” as your chosen charity on AmazonSmile. Every time you shop on smile.amazon.co.uk, Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charitable organisation of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon, but is accessed via a different website – same products, same prices, same service, but you get to help Elgin Museum every time you buy! So why not help us out while you shop – it’s as simple as selecting The Moray Society as your chosen charity.



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Elgin Museum, 1 High Street, Elgin, IV30 1EQ, Scotland

Tel: 01343 543675

Email: curator@elginmuseum.org.uk

Patrons: Audrey Baxter, Marjorie Walker OBE, James Welsh

Scottish Charity No: SC017546 // Company Limited by Guarantee No: 106529


Elgin Museum and The Moray Society is grateful for the support provided by the following businesses:
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