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Dunollie offers a wide range of learning opportunities for all age groups which can be delivered in a variety of different formats. 

The 1745 House currently maintains two historic collections which offer two very different learning tools: 

- Clan Collection: Covers from the Dalriada period right up to the present day

- Hope MacDougall Collection: Provides a wonderful Social History Collection


Schools Packs

We are currently developing a range of education packs for use by local primary schools based on their current resources. The first two packs – ‘My Home’ and ‘Conflict’ are currently being piloted by our onsite practitioner and will be available for use within the schools in 2015. A further two packs will be developed and ready to use by August 2016.


Woodland Activities

The woodland landscape at Dunollie offers a fantastic resource for learning about the past. We are currently piloting the outdoor activities which will be available as of spring 2015.

The following topics will be available:

     Early Years – Argyll’s First People  or   Fairytale Adventures

     Primary – Past Detectives (Clues exist to tell us about the culture and society of past peoples)

     Secondary – Environmental Art   or   How to build a Castle


Site Visits

General site visits can be arranged to include access to the 1745 Museum and also include outdoor activities.

These visits can cover a wide range of topics and can be used alongside the education packs.

Visits to the site can be tailored to the need of your historical topic.


For more information about the educational visits regarding content, bookings, fees, etc. Please contact our Community Engagement Officer at melanie@dunollie.org.