Elgin Museum:

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Sketchfab – visit our Sketchfab page to view interactive models of museum objects.


Moray Historic Environment Record (HER) – an online database of sites of archaeological and historical interest in Moray, ranging from Palaeolithic auroch horns to airfields of World War II

Aberdeenshire Council Archaeological Service (ACAS) – the regional archaeology service for the Moray Council area. More information about archaeology and sites to visits

Archaeology for Communities in the Highland (ARCH) – information about archaeology events and activities in the Highlands and Moray

Archaeology in Highland Region – including Highland Archaeology Festival in October, and Historic Environment Record (HER)

Canmore – the national database for archaeological site records (NRHE)

Dig It – find out about archaeology and heritage events, activities and exhibitions across Scotland.


Doors Open Days – Scotland-wide architecture event run by the Scottish Civic Trust which takes place annually in September

Dictionary of Scottish Architects – find out more about architects in Scotland from 1660-1980, including Elgin Museum’s architect Thomas Mackenzie


Elgin Business Improvement District (BID) – aiming to develop and enhance the town centre of Elgin (Elgin Museum is a member)


Scottish Geology – find out more about Scotland’s geodiversity

Scottish Fossil Code – help protect Scotland’s geodiversity by following the Fossil Code

Local history and heritage:

Moray Council’s Local Heritage Service – based in Elgin Library, the Local Heritage Service offers a fascinating insight into Moray’s history and has a wealth of resources to help with ancestry searches.

Libindx – Moray Council’s Local Heritage index to sources of information for people, places and subjects relating to Moray

Moray Heritage Connections – the forum for Moray’s museums and heritage groups (Elgin Museum is an active member)


Museums Galleries Scotland – the regulatory body for Scotland’s museums. MGS also administers funding including the Recognition Fund

National Museums Scotland – visit NMS in Edinburgh to see collections of national and international importance, including many objects from the Moray area

Public transport in Scotland:

Traveline Scotland – plan your visit to the Museum using public transport