Museums, Galleries & ArchiveIf you would like to learn about life as a lighthouse keeper on a remote, wave-lashed rock in the North Sea, or as a sailor working from Montrose harbour, if you wonder about cattle rustling and the Black Hole of Brechin, if you are fascinated by art, come visit our free Angus museums.

Discover history, art and the inspiration for a rock band, with our fascinating displays and our enthusiastic staff.

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Adjacent to the ruined 12th century Restenneth Priory, burial site of a son of Robert the Bruce is the Angus Archives where our records are kept. Visit there to discover who your ancestors are or to research Angus history. Join our visitors and community residents at events, discussions and activities throughout the year.

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