A treasure hunt through Fort William, themed around archaeology, for children 12 and below to partake in. Children will need adult supervision as it's walking around Fort William. The sheet for the treasure hunt can be collected from the West Highland Museum, and a prize can be collected at the end.
West Highland Museum
Phone 01397 702169
Unfortunately this event has had to be cancelled
Hands-on workshop on basic conservation of finds aimed at museum staff and volunteers, detectorists and people involved in fieldwork and surveys. Led by Jeanette Pearson ACR, conservator at IMAG, this workshop will cover initial assessment of finds, handling, packing and support, also which materials to use and some important do's and don'ts.
Venue: Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Free / donations welcome
Suitable for wheelchair access
Bookings essential, preferably by email, to:
ScARF / IMAG
Phone 07800 979999
Calling Young Archaeologists! Our Archaeology Pit has been newly refurbished, so you get hands on and have a go at digging. You will uncover Pictish and medieval features and find lots of exciting artefacts on the way. Children must be supervised by accompanying adult. Only 3 children in the pit in each 30 minute session. Sessions can be booked online – recommended but not essential. Children and adults are welcome to visit the museum after the session.
Children must be supervised by an adult
Cost: £2 / child; Accompanying adult: £5 (up to 65 years) or £4 (65+ years).
Bookings via the booking form on our website https://www.tarbat-discovery.co.uk/booking-form-childrens-archaeology-pit .
Tarbat Discovery Centre
Phone 01862 871351