Opening Times

1st of April - 31st of October

Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm (closed Sunday and Monday)

1st of November - 31st of March

Thursday to Saturday 10am - 4pm

Groups may visit by appointment outwith opening hours.

Please Note: Some fees may apply, for more information please email



Centre Details

Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, 20 West High Street, Forfar, DD8 1BB

telephone: 01307 491771



Birthday Parties


Accessible Toilets and Changing
Assisted Hearing
Entrance is free.

In the centre of the market town of Forfar, visit The Meffan to explore the Forfar Story. Let the sounds guide you through the narrow and cobbled recreation of The Vennel as you peer through the windows of Peter Reid's sweet shop, the knockmaker's workshop and the bakery. You can also find out about the Forfar witches and learn more about the mysterious Picts through a collection enigmatic sculptured stones.

The museum's art gallery showcases the work of local, national and internationally-renowned artists.

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Clubs & Groups Visits

Parties welcome - please book in advance.

School Visits


Situated in Forfar town centre, close to the Cross and Town and County Hall. Full disabled access with lift to upper galleries.


Off street parking is available in Angus Council sites (charges apply).

The nearest car park is the Myre Car Park.




There are local bus services. Visit Angus Council website for further information.


Bike racks are available at the museum.