About us

About the Heritage Centre

A brief history of the Heritage Centre

Campbeltown Heritage Centre is a museum and heritage - and is the main repository for social history for the Kintyre Peninsula from around 1700 to the present day.


Campbeltown's new bunkhouse

The new Campbeltown bunkhouse, opened in April 2012, is housed in the newly refurbished Old Schoolhouse, a Grade B listed building.


The Hall

With recently upgraded heating, our hall is available for hire for events, functions and exhibitions from £7 per hour.


The Kintyre Amenity Trust

The Kintyre Amenity Trust (KAT) was formed in 1998 to lease the recently redundant Lorne Street Church from the Church of Scotland and open a Heritage Centre to compliment the existing Campbeltown Museum whose exhibits focused on archaeology and natural history.


Rebranding the Heritage Centre

In early 2016, the decision was taken to rebrand the Heritage Centre as part of an ongoing campaign to improve the footfall and the general appeal of the museum