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National Trust for Scotland, Hugh Miller Museum & Birthplace Cottage
National Trust for Scotland, Hugh Miller Museum & Birthplace Cottage

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Due to Covid-19 restrictions, venues and exhibitions are closed until further notice. We recommend checking with the venues' own websites for up-to-date information. Both Miller House, a handsome Georgian-period villa, and the iconic seventeenth-century thatched birthplace cottage are closely connected with the renowned church reformer and geologist, Hugh Miller (1802–1856). Beautiful small gardens lie behind both buildings, complete with giant ‘fossils’, ancient tree ferns and an original sundial carved by Hugh Miller. Largely self-taught, Miller came to folklore, history and geology without the preconceived ideas of a formal higher education. Although now largely forgotten, he and his writings cast a huge shadow over nineteenth-century Edinburgh, so much so that when he died his funeral brought that great city to a standstill.

National Trust for Scotland, Hugh Miller Museum & Birthplace Cottage

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National Trust for Scotland, Hugh Miller Museum & Birthplace Cottage is managed by National Trust for Scotland

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National Trust for Scotland, Hugh Miller Museum & Birthplace Cottage

Church Street, Cromarty, Highland IV11 8XA Scotland

millermuseum@nts.org.uk

0844 4932158

http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Hugh-Miller-Museum-Birthplace-Cottage/

Please remember to double-check the opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit