Month: June 2019
History Industrial Heritage
5 things you might not know about…James Watt
Monday 17 June 2019
Scottish inventor James Watt re-invented the steam engine. His inventions drove the Industrial Revolution, and shaped the future of Scotland and beyond. In celebration of our free exhibition on the life of James Watt and his impact on engineering and industrial heritage, we reveals 5 things you didn’t know about Watt.
Shining a spotlight on Scotland’s traditional buildings
Wednesday 5 June 2019
Scotland’s traditional buildings mean different things to different people. They’ve changed over the years, with some even being re-purposed. In this blog, our volunteers tell us about their favourite traditional building in Scotland, and why it’s so special to them.