Part of Historic Environment Scotland
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Explore Scotland's rich built heritage at our conservation centre

What to expect

A place to explore your built heritage

Our built heritage tells countless stories: of the people who built them, lived in them and used them. We passionately believe our built heritage should be explored, understood and looked after to ensure they last for future generations. On our website and at our Stirling centre you will find everything from advice on how to look after traditional buildings to details of upcoming events being planned by the Engine Shed team.

A child builds a tower using small wooden Kapla blocks inside the Engine Shed

Summer Holiday Events

Get hands-on with heritage at our free, family-friendly events this summer holidays. From soap carving to LEGO, we’ve got lots on for little explorers to enjoy.

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World-leading projects

The Scottish Ten project saw our experts help to digitally document some of the most important heritage sites around the globe. See how we’re using the data.

The Scottish Ten
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The Scottish Ten, Sydney Opera House