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The Museum of Piping

The Museum of Piping, College of PipingThe Museum of Piping is the only independent museum devoted solely to the great Highland bagpipe. It has been housed at the College since its inception.

The museum houses the most important collection of piping memorabilia in the world. True to the the College’s charitable status admission is free and each year we welcome hundreds of visitors from around the world.

Enthusiasts are encouraged to spend time looking at the unrivalled collection of instruments on show and also to delve into the extensive archive of written material on pipers and piping with curator, Hugh Anderson and other volunteers always willing to help find the information needed.

Let us now take a virtual tour of the Museum of Piping. Click HERE and select the middle icon of the three in the top left corner to enter the fascinating world of the great Highland bagpipe and its music.

The perfect way to learn the history of Scotland’s national instrument.

Tours include:

  • A lecture on the history of the bagpipe.
  • A performance’s by the country’s best players.
  • A tour of the museum
  • The opportunity to try the bagpipes yourself
  • Refreshments

Private tour and group bookings are avaialble every day.

Tours run for one hour.

Contact museum@collegeofpiping.org for costs and availabilities.