Get The History Bug

Once you’ve been struck by the History Bug there’s no going back – actually that’s a lie, you’ll be going back all the time. Scotland’s rich history, amazing castles and unmissable events make the History Bug something everyone will want to catch.

Children having fun at a castle

Historic Scotland membership allows you to have unlimited year-round entry to over 70 attractions.

Among them are the great royal castles like Edinburgh and Stirling, but there are also medieval abbeys, astonishing prehistoric sites like Skara Brae and much, much more.

Become a member and you also benefit from free entry to over 400 Historic Scotland daytime events, 20% discount in Historic Scotland shops at our attractions and online and our quarterly magazine.

Members can also have discounted entry to sites cared for by English Heritage, Cadw and Manx Heritage.

See our different schemes and find the one that’s tailored to your lifestyle – and you can also make membership a gift for someone special.