Please join us to help support the work we do throughout Scotland with schools, youth groups and communities to protect and preserve our archaeology and get more involved with heritage.  Rates start from just £2 per month.

We are currently offering two levels of membership.

Standard allows you to explore our website and have online access to all of our thrice-yearly Archaeology Scotland magazines.  Hard copies of these magazines are also sent out to UK residents. Non-UK residents can opt to purchase hard copies.

Enhanced includes the Archaeology Scotland magazines as well as online access to the most recent Discovery and Excavation in Scotland journals and full access to the DES site records and reports.

Concession rate (Unwaged/Senior Citizen/Student/Young Scot Cardholder)

Gift aid allows you to provide aid to our charity, at no extra cost, when you purchase a membership or donate:


Further membership benefits

Membership  is open to everyone and gives you:

  • free access to our education resources including artefact handling kits
  • a copy of our bi-monthly e-newsletter sent to your inbox
  • reduced rates for our annual summer school, workshops and conferences
  • an invitation to our free annual member's field trip and other events
  • the opportunity to join us on Time Tours and other occassional events
  • an invitation to the launch of Scottish Archaeology Month

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Standard - Archaeology Scotland Magazine

Title Price
Standard £26.00
Concession £20.00
Family £40.00
Lifetime £400.00
Joint lifetime £600.00
Volunteer groups/societies £40.00
Nurseries/Primary schools/Youth £20.00
Secondary Schools £40.00

Enhanced - AS Magazine, DES publications and full online site and report access

Title Price
Standard £36.00
Concession £30.00
Family £55.00
Lifetime £500.00
Joint lifetime £750.00
Museums/Public bodies £100.00
Volunteer groups/societies £55.00
Secondary Schools £55.00
Commercial units with turnover up to £0.5M £120.00
Commercial units with turnover up to £1M £180.00
Commercial units with turnover over £1M £250.00
Corporate - Bronze £500.00
Corporate - Silver £750.00
Corporate - Gold £1,000.00

Hard copies

If you live outside the United Kingdom and would like to receive hard copies of our magazine (standard membership) and hard copies of both our magazine and our journal (enhanced membership) please buy your membership and then add the postage costs (shown below) to your order.

Title Price Description
Archaeology Scotland Magazines, DES journals £15.00

You will receive three copies of our magazine and qualifying members will also receive one copy of the journal each year.

Direct Debit Payments

If you prefer to pay by Direct Debit and save up to £7 per year please take a look at the membership tables below and download the Direct Debit form.  Once you have filled in the form please post to us at:

Archaeology Scotland
Suite 1a, Stuart House, Eskmills
Station Road
EH21 7PN

Alternatively you can scan and email your signed instruction to

Our Direct Debit membership types and fees for UK residents are shown below.

Type Membership Level Per Year Per Month
Individual Standard £24 £2
Concession Standard £18 £1.50
Family Standard £36 £3
Volunteer groups/Societies Standard £36 £3
Nurseries/Primary schools/Youth Standard £18 £1.50
Secondary schools Standard £36 £3
Individual Enhanced £33 £2.75
Concession Enhanced £27 £2.25
Family Enhanced £48 £4
Museums/Public bodies/Educational institutions Enhanced £90 £7.50
Volunteer groups/Societies Enhanced £48 £4
Secondary schools Enhanced £48 £4
Commercial units - up to £0.5M turnover Enhanced £108 £9
Commercial units - up to £1M turnover Enhanced £162 £13.50
Commercial units - £1M+ turnover Enhanced £204 £17


Please note that there are different prices for overseas Direct Debit to account for postage of materials. Please contact

To buy your selected membership - click on your selection - then scroll to the top of the page and click on the blue basket symbol. This will show you what you have chosen and allow you to pay.