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Due to Covid-19 distancing rules the museum will remain closed until July 2021 at the earliest. We will post an update nearer the time and thank you very much for your patience!

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Located in the former ticket office of Insch’s attractive working railway station, the Insch Connection Museum houses a treasure trove of information.


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A display board featuring Dunnydeer Hill and Fort

Displays give an overview of the history of Insch and District with photographs, artefacts and everyday stories of how life was lived in this area.





Working model of Insch Station




The railway connection includes a scale model of the station which shows Insch railway station in the days when the layout of tracks was complex, the railway station being of strategic importance to Insch and the farming communities.




First visitor on opening this session viewing new exhibition


As well as fixed exhibits, we have an exhibition which changes from year to year. You can find details of this year’s exhibition in the EVENTS page and a list of past exhibitions is on the EXHIBITIONS  page.







Newspaper article from our Scrapbook Archive



Archive material about Insch and District is available for research;  material in store is readily accessible on request. Our computer database which uses MODES software is growing all the time, and can be searched in the museum free of charge.





Insch Primary 1 pupils on visit 2003

The Museum is open on Wednesday and Sunday afternoons from 1.30 to 5.0 pm from April until October. Arrangements can be made for groups and school parties at other times to suit






Young visitor playing with toy train in Museum




Younger visitors enjoy watching model trains in operation in the scale model of the station and also like to play with another train set. 







The museum is accessible for wheelchairs most easily from the station car park via the ramp to the platform and then through the waiting room.




The Insch Connection Museum acknowledges the support of :

Aberdeenshire Council

Gordon Enterprise Trust

European Community Finance

Heritage Lottery

Museums Galleries Scotland

and the

Local Community