Located within the ‘A’ listed Burnett Building which it shares with the Campbeltown Service Point and Marriage Room, Campbeltown Museum houses a diverse range of artefacts for the enjoyment and education of the local community and vistors to the area alike. This includes a nationally important archaeology fine art collection.
Artefacts range from the ship’s clock from the Stella Maris, to a magnificent Bronze Age jet necklace from c 2000BC. A wide range of art work is on display, including some of the works of William McTaggart, widely acclaimed as Scotland’s greatest landscape painter. The Museum also holds a fascinating collection of taxidermy of the birdlife of Kintyre, including exhibits that are now extremely rare in the wild.
The grounds outside the Museum house the Linda McCartney Memorial Garden, a statue of whom forms the centrepiece. The garden is a peaceful, tranquil area to unwind after sampling the cultural delights of the Museum.