Become a member and support the conservation and preservation of over 300 iconic attractions across Scotland, including Edinburgh and Stirling Castles. Our role is to understand, protect, and provide access to Scotland’s heritage for everyone.

This includes a national portfolio of prehistoric and historic monuments, as well as collections that represent around 5,000 years of Scotland’s past. Together they form a precious national asset and membership helps us protect it for current and future generations.

We offer a range of membership categories. You can also give the gift of Historic Scotland membership.

  • Free admission to over 70 paid attractions (40 in winter)
  • Free entry to over 400 daytime events a year (currently suspended)
  • Discounted entry to English Heritage, Cadw and Manx Heritage sites
  • A 20% discount in our shops and a 10% discount in our cafes
Woman and child exploring Craigmillar Castle and using torches

Historic Scotland app

Plan your next visit even if you’re on the go. Our handy app has essential visitor information for over 70 heritage attractions – and it can tell you which of our sites are nearby.

Download the App