Part of Historic Environment Scotland
The interior of the Engine Shed with the staff pushing together the large-scale map used as part of their augmented reality activity.

We're open 10am - 4pm, Monday - Saturday

We'll be closed all day to the public from Thursday 19 September - Saturday 21 September

What to expect

At the Engine Shed, you can explore the stories of the structures all around you from our free to visit centre in central Stirling.

Our interactive exhibits, 3D theatre, augmented reality experiences and hands-on activities bring Scotland’s built heritage to life. Spend a day getting to grips with our interactive exhibits, enjoy activities for all ages, or sign up for a masterclass or workshop to help develop your skills.

Visitors can reach us easily by road or rail, and our imposing landmark of a building is clearly visible from both bus and train station. Edinburgh Airport is only 40 minutes away. Parking is available at Forthside car park. There are two accessible parking bays for blue badge holders located at the front of the building by the road running parallel to the train station.

We are open from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday.

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Please note the Engine Shed will be closed all day to the public on Thursday 19 September, Friday 20 September and Saturday 21 September.

Conservation in action

Our home exemplifies the contemporary use of traditional materials and sympathetic design and construction. Read about the truly innovative and engaging space that awaits when you visit.

The Engine Shed building
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Steel beams from the Engine Shed roof structure

The Engine Shed building