strathpeffer-station-front2019: Open from 2nd April-31st October

April – October, Tues -Sat 10am-5pm,  Sunday 12.30 – 4pm, Closed on Mondays (apart from May bank holidays)

There is a small entrance charge to the museum:

Adult £3.00,

Senior/Concession £2.50,

Child £1.75

Family (2+4) £7.00

The museum is closed during the winter: November – March.  We do welcome group and school visits during the winter months.  If you have an enquiry please call 01997 421031 or e-mail 

Our postcode for Satnavs: IV14 9DH

Directions from Inverness:
A9 north to Tore Roundabout
A835 to Maryburgh Roundabout
A862 to Dingwall
A834 to Strathpeffer

The museum is at the entrance to village, first left after the 30mph limit. There is a brown tourism sign “The Highland Museum of Childhood” seen when approaching from Dingwall.  You can also approach on the A834 from the west in which case the brown tourism sign points to the right.

platform shot

Our facilities at the Old Station include a car-park with disabled parking, a garden, public toilets and a picnic site. There is also free WI-FI along the platform area. Entrance to the museum is through the gift shop which is stocked with a variety of traditional toys and games, a wide selection of books for children and adults. There is a small entrance charge for the museum only.

During the closed season we also welcome groups including schools to the museum if booked in advance.

The Old Station Leaflet
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