Welcome to Blairs Museum ... housed in part of the former national junior seminary, Blairs Museum offers a unique insight into Scotland's Catholic history and heritage with spectacular collections spanning more than 500 years. Select from the links below find out more.
Please note that four items from Blairs Museum are currently on loan to the National Museum in Edinburgh as part of their exhibition on Mary, Queen of Scots. The Blairs Memorial Portrait is the centre piece: www.nms.ac.uk/mary
Meanwhile Blairs Museum features items of the James VII and II's Holyrood Silver, finds from the Bishop's Palace, Fetternear and two newly restored paintings dating from 1500 and 1642.
Blairs Museum is home to a magnificent collection of paintings, church textiles, sacred silver and Jacobite memorabilia belonging to the Scottish Roman Catholic Church.
Blairs Museum holds events and activities throughout the year including exhibitions and concerts.
In 1986 Blairs College closed due to falling numbers and economic circumstances. Muir Group later bought the College and want to return it to its former glory by re-developing the prestigious listed buildings complex.
Blairs College was the national seminary for young students considering a calling to the priesthood. Established in 1829 it closed in 1986. Visit the museum and learn more about the story of the college.
The beauty of St. Mary's Chapel makes a lasting impression - absorb the peace and tranquility as part of your visit.
At Blairs Museum we provide opportunities for all visitors to learn from our unique collections. We can offer activities for schools, families, adult learners and specialist groups.
Find out about life as a boy at Blairs - watch a clip of the Blairs Museum video.
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Opening Times (April to October)
Saturdays, Sundays and Local Holiday Mondays 2-5 pm
Visitors are very welcome outwith these times and throughout the year, by arrangement at a time to suit you. Group visits can include a guided tour and refreshments.
Family ticket: £6.00
Children (under 16): £1.00
Children (under 8): free
Full wheelchair access
Charity No. SCO 20416