Young Marvels

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Elgin Museum Young Marvels

The Young Marvels is Elgin Museum’s under-18s youth group, named in honour of our local fossil Elginia Mirabilis (or Elgin Marvel). The group meets throughout the year for free and exclusive events – perfect for those who want to get a bit more hands-on with history, geology and archaeology and see behind the scenes at the Museum.

To become a Young Marvel, fill in a Young Marvels application form (432KB pdf) and return it to Elgin Museum – forms are also available in the Museum. As a member, you will receive a membership card, a newsletter twice a year, and access to exclusive events. You will also be first to hear about all of our events and activities for young people.

Once you are over 18, you can stay with us by becoming a full member of the Moray Society.

Since forming in 2015, the Young Marvels have participated in a variety of activities. From a medieval march through Elgin, to a siege of Elgin Castle, a Museum “takeover”, practising their excavating skills with mini-digs, creating lucky talismans, and exploring the science (and magic) behind love potions!


Find out what exciting Young Marvel and family activities are going on at the Museum.

Young Marvels Newsletters

Read issues of current and past Young Marvels newsletters to find out what the group has been up to.

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