About

The Highland Museum of Childhood is located in the old railway station in the spa village of Strathpeffer. The museum was originally based on the doll and toy collection of former Strathpeffer resident Mrs Angela Kellie. Over the years though we have collected children’s toys, games, costume, books , photographs and much more.

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Other businesses at the old station are the Museum Coffee Shop, Small Planet Trading gift shop and True Beauty salon. Find out more details here by downloading our Old Station leaflet

The museum also has an education space and collections store – The Goods Shed – at the end of the platform. Built in 2010 it used to run events for schools, families & children and for adult education programmes.

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If you are interested to find out more about the history of the station view the Railway Station leaflet here railway-station-history-leaflet  or visit our Blog

The Highland Museum of Childhood is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) no SCO33930  known as  The Old Strathpeffer Railway Station Trust which owns the station building and grounds and manages the museum.  To find out more about us and view our current AGM minutes click here.

As a SCIO we are regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator OSCR.  Here is the link to our page on the OSCR website https://www.oscr.org.uk/about-charities/search-the-register/charity-details?number=33930#notes