The Highland Museum of Childhood is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation – No. SC033930 – known as The Old Strathpeffer Railway Station Trust.

As a SCIO we are regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator OSCR. Our charity details and latest charity accounts can be found on  the OSCR website:

The Trust has owned the Old Station buildings and grounds since 2009 and has managed the museum since 1994 when it opened. The museum participates in the Museum Accreditation Scheme, administered by Museums Galleries Scotland, in conjunction with Arts Council England – ensuring that sector Standards and Best Practice guidelines are fundamental to our work. The museum is also a member of the Association of Independent Museums and Museums and Heritage Highland.

Our Workforce

The Trust employs a part-time Curator and Manager, Morven MacDonald, who is supported by a dedicated and loyal team of Volunteers and Board of Trustees. Our current Trustees are:

Neil Moscrop  (Chair)

Peter Bowen

Margaret Spark

Mandie Messer

Janet Macdonald

Sarah Thomson

We are always on the lookout for new Trustees and invite anyone who feels they have appropriate skills, knowledge and passion to contact us at to express interest.  

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