Welcome

We're happy to have you visit our site. Please read more about us by visiting our About Archaeology Scotland page. Here you'll learn more about who we are and what we do.

Latest News

Sunday, 24th August to Sunday 31st August at Rouken...

RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View of blockhouse on Inchkeith from NW.  DP0561888 Copyright RCAHMS

Hundreds of WWI sites explored.

RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography A steel and concrete built gun-emplacement  guards the pier at St Kilda village (NF19NW 1). The gun and sunken magazine were   completed during October 1918 after a bombardment by a U-boat the previous May. View   from NE. DP042228 Copyright RCAHMS

On-site reporting now available.

RCAHMS Field Survey Digital Photography View from NW (N end of the pier) on Inchmickery  showing Battery Observation Posts and First World War buildings on W side of island.   DP077126 Copyright RCAHMS

By Kevin Munro of Historic Scotland.

Publications

Ian Parker of RCAHMS surveying one of the structures in the settlement mound © Jill Harden

Learn more about our publications and gain access to membership level resources. We offer online access to magazines and journals that cover the last 70 years of archaeology in Scotland.

Learning

Find out about our online learning resources and activity kits available for loan. We also have information pages for teachers and youth workers who would like to use archaeology to deliver the Curriculum for Excellence.

Upcoming events

Scottish Fisheries Museum

A highly interactive workshop where you will learn everyt...

Darvaig Hostel

Join us for a public lecture on the findings of the excav...

Heritage & Archaeological Research Practice Ltd

Come along to Kildavie on Saturday 6th September to see a...

The McManus

Over the weekend visitors can also see a special display...

Animal Bones

Join zooarchaeologist Catherine Smith from Alder Archaeol...