Opening Times & Admissions

Our opening times and admissions, tour times and gift aid.

2020 Opening times:

The Scottish Crannog Centre is now open, with tours running every hour from 10.00am (last entry at 2.00pm). Tours must be pre-booked in advance, so please use the booking system available to guarantee your slot! Please follow government guidance on health & safety and travelling and refrain from visiting us if you are unwell or until restrictions in your area are lifted.

Please note the Crannog Centre will be closed for 2 weeks from 28th November for staff training. We shall be reopening on 12th December for Yule.

What to expect!

Your visit to the Scottish Crannog Centre includes a museum, the reconstructed crannog and living history area with interactive demonstrations of ancient crafts and technologies.  Our team of enthusiastic, knowledgeable and friendly Iron Age Interpreters are here to help you.

Guided Tours

Guided tours take place throughout the day. Tours must be pre-booked via our online booking system using the button on our homepage. Private tours are available to book for the early morning or evening, details for which can be found on the online booking form. Please note private tours must be booked 48 hours in advance of intended visit. Please follow government guidance on travelling and refrain from visiting us until restrictions in your area are lifted.

Group Booking

Group booking is available for groups of 12 or more. If you are interested in bringing a group to the Centre, please email us at or call us for further information.  

Standard Admissions

Seniors-£9.00 (aged 65+)
Children-£7.00 (aged 5-16)
Students-£9.00 (17 and over)
Families-from £32.00 (2+2)

Event Admissions

Admissions for our day-time events is as standard, however, we do request that you kindly make a donation for taking out log boats on event days (subject to experience and weather), participation in some of our demonstrations and workshops and for tasters of our food.  Donation boxes can be found throughout the site.  

Tickets for evening events are valid for the evening only and do not include daytime entrance to the Centre. 

Gift Aid

UK Tax Payers:  If you are a UK taxpayer, please consider Gift Aiding your admission fee, as a donation in lieu of the fee, to the Centre at no additional cost to yourself.  The process is simple, all you need to do is provide your postcode and signature on arrival!  Read more in our Donations

All Gift Aided tickets are valid for multiple returns for a period of 12 months following purchase and include entry to regular events.  However, they cannot be used for Midsummer Music on 21st June, Celts are Coming! festival, and Celtic Samhain on 31st October. 


There is free WiFi available to visitors.  Please ask staff for log-in details on arrival.  

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