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Our collections comprise the following:-
- Collection of carved stones from Pictish and medieval periods.
- Items allocated by Treasure Trove discovered through metal-detecting or fieldwork relating to all areas and periods of collecting.
- Archaeological fieldwalking finds.
- Items relating to the military, ecclesiastical, social and economic history of the area.
- The George Bain Collection.
- Examples of art inspired by Pictish and Celtic traditions.
The Collecting Area for the Museum is split into sections under principal areas with relevance to the existing collections as follows:-
- Pictish area - Ross & Cromarty
- Archaeology and local history area - the Black Isle
- The George Bain Collection is developed by collecting original art work by, or directly influenced by, George Bain as well as Celtic revival art work that can be associated with Bain’s life and work.
The period of time to which the collections relate are as follows:
- Pictish area - the Pictish period widely defined
- Archaeology and local history area - to the present day
- The George Bain Collection – 19th century to the present day.
Those items from the collections that are on display at the museum can be viewed during normal opening hours (click here to view) or otherwise by appointment with the curator (click here for contact details).
Items that are in store may be viewed by appointment with the curator (click here for contact details).