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

One Man's War - George Bain in the Balkans 1917-18


The Picts of Rosemarkie

Opening Times winter 2017

  Nov-March       Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays    

2 - 4pm


Join our exciting new WW1 Project

4th meeting 10.30am on Wednesday 22nd November

Venue changed to The Gordon Memorial Hall !


Current Newsletter

July 2017

Get ready for our Christmas Gift Shop Sale !

The museum courtyard has been transformed.

Worth a visit in itself !


Groam House Museum is a Scottish Charity   SC 004435

Funding is acknowledged from          


GHM is also a Company limited by Guarantee, registered number 231145

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