The Stirling Story

This is our Stirling

The Stirling Story

The best way to learn about our region, is to explore our main exhibition

The exhibition follows a path through the ages, examining major events and people who made Stirling and the surrounding area such an important place in the history of Scotland.

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  • Start your Journey with pre-historic whale bones, bronze- age cists and Roman pottery.
  • Learn about William Wallace, King Robert the Bruce and the Wars of Independence
  • Discover how Scottish democracy was founded in the streets of Stirling
  • Find the world’s oldest football – did it really belong to Mary Queen of Scots?
  • Pick a Trade, learn about the 7 Incorporated Trades, the Polmaise Miners and the 1984/85 strike
  • What did a WWII prisoner of war Nissan hut look like inside?
  • Drop by the Hayes Music, shop front, do you recognise any of the records?
  • All the family can dress up in costume as they explore the galleries.

Colouring and brass rubbing stations for the children.