Caithness Master logo (3)Welcome to Caithness Horizons, a fascinating Museum that brings to life the history and culture of Caithness.

Caithness Horizons houses a permanent collection that tells the story of the county of Caithness from 416 million years ago to the present day including the Picts, the Vikings and the history of the Dounreay Nuclear Research Establishment.

There is always lots of exciting things happening at Caithness Horizons which we regularly document on here and on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Winter opening hours (October – March)

Monday to Friday 10am – 6pm

Saturday 10am-5pm (from 1st November)

For more information please contact info@caithnesshorizons.co.uk

or call 01847 896508

Within Caithness Horizons is the Thurso VisitScotland Information Centre.  Here you’ll find friendly, knowledgeable local experts who will inspire you to do and see more in Thurso and the surrounding area.

They can tell you what’s on and where to go.  Help you find accommodation locally or throughout Scotland and book Calmac ferry tickets, Citylink bus tickets and Historic Scotland passes. You’ll also find a small shop stocked with a range of fascinating books which tell the history of the area as well as a great range of souvenirs and gifts.

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