Clan Macpherson Museum - Heart of Jacobite Country

How to Find Us

Museum location

You will find us in the heart of Jacobite country at:
Clan Macpherson Museum
Main Street
PH20 1DE

SatNav reference: 57.063375, -4.123986

As you can see from the map on the right, we are in the centre of major routes North-South and East-West, just off the A9 major trunk road.


From the north:
Take the A9 south. Turn off at Kingussie. turn right onto A86 to Kingussie and Newtonmore. At the western end of the Main Street in Newtonmore the Museum sits astride the junction of the A86 and B9150. The Car Park is entered from the A86 behind the Museum.
From the south:
Take the A9 north. Turn off at Newtonmore. follow B9150 into Newtonmore. As you enter Newtonmore the Museum is just past the petrol station on the left. To access the car park turn left in front of the Museum onto the A86.
From the west:
Take the A86 east. Enter Newtonmore. as you approach the junction with the B9150 look out for the car park on your right.


We offer free parking for cars, small coaches and bicycles in the Museum car park. Roadside parking is also possible. For information about accessibility at Clan Macpherson Museum and to arrange assistance, please contact us.


Sustrans National Route 7 Cycle route (, part of the famous Sea to Sea (C2C) cycle route runs passes the Museum.

Travel by public transport

Train services run from all parts of the United Kingdom to Newtonmore. They run 7 days a week. To check times of all train operators see the Traveline link below. Newtonmore Train Station is roughly half a mile from the Museum. The gentle 10 minute walk sets out north along Station Road, after a third of a mile turn right past the petrol station. The Museum will be seen shortly after you pass the petrol station. There is no taxi Service.
Bus services operated by National, Citylink and Stagecoach run regularly from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Inverness to Newtonmore. The bus stops are outside the Museum. Buses run 7 days a week. To check times of all bus operators see the Traveline link below.
To check train and bus times from all operators use the Traveline Scotland web site.

You can follow this link to Bing maps to aid you in getting directions. For more information about Newtonmore visit

We are proud to be a Scottish Tourist Board Four Star Museum, have a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, be Assisted Wheelchair Access Registered and an Accredited Museum.

We have been given the 'Good To Go, Scotland' award in recognition that we have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

Good To Go
Wheelchair Access