2020/2021 OPENING 

THE MUSEUM IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 RELATED RESTRICTIONS. We look forward to welcoming visitors back as soon as it is safe to do so.

The museum will remain open throughout the Winter months during 2020/2021. Our opening hours are:

Thursday to Saturday, 11:00 to 16:00, Sunday, 12:00 to 16:00,

Monday to Wednesday CLOSED.

There is a small admission fee for the museum:

Adult £5.00

Concession £3.50

Child £2.50

Family £12.00

Museum Members FREE

We are grateful for your support in helping us fund essential running and development costs of the museum.

There is a gift shop within the museum, offering a selection of toys, books and gifts for all ages. Visitors may browse the museum shop free of charge if they prefer to bypass our intriguing museum exhibitions. 

If you need any further information to help in planning your visit, please call 01997 421031 or e-mail 


Our postcode for navigation is:

IV14 9DH

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

The Old Station and Museum are first left on entering the village from Dingwall. 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, accessible gardens, public toilets, tea room and shops. There is also free WI-FI along the platform area. Entrance to the museum is directly from the car park, whilst shops and tea room are accessed from the garden and platform side of the station. 

The Old Station Leaflet

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