Get closer to Scottish history - read History Scotland magazine
If you enjoy exploring Scotland’s history, archaeology and heritage then you’ll love History Scotland, a bi-monthly magazine written by an expert team with a passion for the past.
What is History Scotland magazine?
History Scotland magazine is a 64-page full-colour publication which is available in print and digital versions. Each issue contains news, articles and opinion covering Scotland’s history from the Dark Ages through to the 20th century.
You can buy the magazine on newsstands around the UK and overseas, and on our website, as a print or digital read.
In-depth articles from the country’s top historians and archaeologists covering centuries of Scottish history and archaeology, presenting the latest research in an accessible and engaging format
Regular columns from National Records of Scotland, Scottish Association of Family History Societies and National Galleries of Scotland.
Book reviews, curator reviews and interviews, as well as expert analysis of Scotland's newest exhibitions
Find out about projects run by history and heritage groups around Scotland, discover the best things to see and do each season, and read about lesser-known visitor attractions and archives around the country
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