History, Heritage & Preservation

Background

Below is a list of known local and national history, heritage or preservation groups, with links to websites and social media pages (if available). We have also listed local museums and historical places of interest. If we have forgotten to include any groups or organisations, please contact us by e-mail.

LOCAL MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, HISTORICAL SITES & VISITOR ATTRACTIONS


Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

Website   Facebook   Twitter

Biggar Albion Museum
Website

Biggar Archaeology
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Biggar Gasworks
Webpage   Facebook

Chatelherault Country Park
SLC Link   Facebook

Clydesdale’s Heritage
Website   Facebook

Colzium Estate & Visitor Centre
NLC Link

Crawfordjohn Heritage Venture
Website

David Livingstone Birthplace (Blantyre)
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Hamilton Mausoleum
SLC Link

Lanark Museum
Website

Leadhills Miners Library
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Low Parks Museum (Hamilton)
SLC Link   Facebook

Museum of Lead Mining (Wanlockhead)
Website   Facebook   Twitter

National Museum of Rural Life
Webpage

New Lanark
Website   Facebook   Twitter

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
NLC Link

Scottish Covenanter Memorials Association
Website

Strathaven John Hastie Museum
Website

Strathaven Town Mill
Website   Facebook

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
NLC Link   Facebook   Twitter

Wilsontown Ironworks
Webpage
Webpage
Webpage

 

MUSEUM, GALLERY & VISITOR ATTRACTION ORGANISATIONS


Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions

Website   Twitter

Historic Environment Scotland (aka Historic Scotland)
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Historylinks
Website   Facebook

Museums & Galleries Scotland
Website

National Museums Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

National Trust for Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

 

RAILWAY & TRAMWAY HISTORY & PRESERVATION


Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway

Website   Facebook   Twitter

Caledonian Railway
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Caledonian Railway Association
Website

Disused Stations
Website

Doon Valley Railway Association
Website   Facebook

Fife Heritage Railway
Website   Facebook

Glasgow & South-Western Railway Association
Website

Great North of Scotland Railway Association
Website

Heritage Railway Association
Website

Heritage Railways
Website

Highland Railway Society
Website

Keith & Dufftown Railway
Website   Facebook

Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway
Website   Facebook

London & North-Western Railway Society
Website

London, Midland, Scottish Railway Society
Website

North British Railway Study Group
Website

North-Eastern Railway Association
Website

Railscot
Website

Railway & Canal Historical Society
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Railway Correspondence & Travel Society
Website

Railway Museum
Website   Facebook   Twitter

Scottish Railway Preservation Society
Website

Scottish Tramway & Transport Society
Website   Facebook

Signalling Records Society
Website

Strathspey Railway
Website   Facebook

Summerlee Transport Group
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Tramway & Light Rail Society
Website   Facebook

Waverley Route Heritage Association
Website   Facebook   Twitter

 

RECORDS & ARCHIVING


Archaeology Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

British History Online
Website   Twitter

British Library
Website

National Archives
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

National Library of Scotland
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

National Records of Scotland
Website   Twitter

Scottish Archive Network
Website

Vision of Britain
Website

 

OLD ROADS, RIVERS & CANALS


Railway & Canal Historical Society

Website   Facebook   Twitter

Old Roads of Scotland
Website

 

VINTAGE CARS & OTHER VINTAGE VEHICLES


Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust
Website   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

Riverside Musuem
Website

Scottish Vintage Bus Museum
Website   Facebook

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