Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology 2017

Delve into the past and discover Scotland's stories...


From World Heritage Sites to ancient monuments, listed buildings to historic battlefields, cultural traditions to our myths, stories, and legends, the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology will shine a spotlight on Scotland's greatest assets and icons, as well as our hidden gems.   


Discover a range of exciting events and activities during 2017 celebrating our traditional music, out storytelling, our world-renowned historic collections and our heritage heroes.


About the Year

Information about the aims and objectives of the Year History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017

Logo Download

Download the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017 logo

Marketing Tools

Tools to help you make the most of the year, including logo, images and promotional copy

Event Partner Programme

Find out how your event could be part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology partner programme


Watch, share or embed videos celebrating the themes of the year


Funding opportunities to support projects during the themed year

Join the Conversation

Get involved with the year using social media and our Online Community

Ancestral Tourism Toolkit

Find out how to target ancestral tourists and boost your marketing potential
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