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In 2014, something very special was found in Galloway, South West Scotland. This short animation is designed to introduce children and families to the Galloway Hoard.

What is the Galloway Hoard?

New stories are being uncovered about the people who made, used and buried these objects and how they ended up in Scotland.

Find out more about the hoard, and the stories of the people connected to it by watching the animation below:

Galloway Hoard: Viking Age Treasure

See the new exhibition, Galloway Hoard: Viking Age Treasure, on display at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh from 29 May - 12 September 2021. Free with museum entry.

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The Galloway Hoard on tour

Thanks to support from the Scottish Government, the exhibition will go on tour to Kirkcudbright Galleries in October 2021 and Aberdeen Museum and Art Gallery in summer 2022.

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Museum reopening

Our museums are now open and tickets are available to book. We can't wait to welcome you back.

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