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Welcome to Groam House Museum

 

Our museum is in the centre of the seaside village of Rosemarkie near Inverness, and entry is free! It is renowned for its display of Pictish carved stones. They were originally part of the vibrant early Christian monastic settlement here, around 1200 years ago.

The artistic skills of the Picts inspire all age groups. The museum always has activities for children and families. We also regularly hold arts and crafts events in the village, with outreach sessions across the Black Isle and beyond.

 

 

One man was fascinated by Pictish interlace and key patterns - George Bain (1881-1968). He worked tirelessly to enthuse others to learn and develop their own designs. We care for his surviving artworks, a nationally significant Recognised Collection.  

In the summer our exhibition upstairs usually explores the art of George Bain. Over the winter we focus on the local history of the Rosemarkie, Fortrose and Avoch area.

 

Today's exhibitions

James Fletcher of Rosehaugh: his Black Isle railway

and

The Picts of Rosemarkie

Opening Times 2017

   06 January - 31 March Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays            2.00 - 4.00pm

 1 April - 31 October       Weekdays 11.00am-4.30pm      Saturdays & Sundays 2.00 - 4.30pm

Events include

19-21May

Festival of Museums Activities Weekend

   May-Sept

Talks & Annual Academic Lecture

Current Newsletter

February 2017

Fundraising Events

1st April: Book sale and Coffee morning

24 June: Garden trail and Plant sale

Now in Shop

'Rosemarkie Connections' by Freda Bassindale

 

 

 

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