Findhorn Heritage  Heritage Centre  Ice House

Heritage Centre

& Icehouse

The Heritage Centre and Icehouse are open from 2pm to 5pm daily in June, July and August. During May and September, we are open on Saturdays and Sundays only. Disabled access     Admission FREE   Donations appreciated Parties by special arrangement In the Centre you will find:- Earliest residents and a bronze age, clay burial urn. The lost port of Findhorn - rediscovered in 2002 - 300 years after it was washed away.                Findhorn - the seaport for Forres with ships trading with Baltic and continental ports.     The unique Findhorn class yacht - developed and raced at Findhorn last century.   Natural history - birds, flowers,, dolphins and seals.      Albums of historic photographs and texts on village history, way of life and local worthies. A well stocked gift shop. In the Icehouse you will find:- 150 year old underground arched chambers which were used to store the ice which chilled the salmon en route to London. These chambers are now used to display all aspects of the net salmon fishing industry including:- History of ice houses - domestic and industrial Life cycle of the Atlantic salmon A fisherman’s life in the bothies  Salmon net fishing along the Moray coast Tons of ice - from where? Boat building in Findhorn - through past ages
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There is a Junior Quiz in the Heritage Centre and Icehouse GOOD LUCK!