Join Us

Help to strengthen communities and change lives through engagement with the past. We encourage and empower people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy, care about and connect with Scotland’s heritage to explore Scotland’s past, to discover better futures.

Member Benefits:

  • Discovery and Excavation Journal produced annually
  • Archaeology Scotland Magazine (3 times a year)
  • Learning resources and training seminars
  • E-newsletter ‘Out and About’ (quarterly)
  • Summer School, Workshops, Events, Field trips and Conference invitations
  • Support for your local community group and projects
  • Support our drive for better protection of archaeology sites

Member Benefits:

  • Archaeology Scotland Magazine (3 times a year)
  • Learning resources and training seminars
  • E-newsletter ‘Out and About’ (quarterly)
  • Summer School, Workshops, Events, Field trips and Conference invitations and discounts
  • Support for your local community group and projects
  • Support our drive for better protection of archaeology sites

Do you know of a budding young archaeologist? Are they interested in learning more about Scotland’s past, and want to get involved in fun and exciting ways? You can take out a special membership on their behalf.

Archaeology Scotland presents the Children’s Membership which is suitable for enthusiastic kids in late primary and early secondary school. It comes with:

  • Children’s booklet filled with activities, facts, fantastic finds, colouring and crafts and all sorts of fun things to do. The magazine will be distributed three times per year and cover a different topic each time.
  • Useful links and websites that can be used to better explore Scotland’s past.
  • A special pen.
  • Archaeology Scotland magazine three times a year that includes all of the up to date news and events around Scotland.
  • Out-and-About e-newsletter, which contains information regarding events you and your child could attend and take part in.
  • Information on the Council for British Archaeology’s Young Archaeologists Clubs.
  • Three editions of the full colour magazine, Archaeology Scotland, with up-to-date reports of Scottish excavations, discoveries, sites of interest and Archaeology Scotland news
  • Your own annual copy of the unique journal of recent field work in Scotland, Discovery and Excavation in Scotland
  • Four E-newsletters called ‘Out and About’, listing talks, tours, workshops and events around Scotland
  • ‘How to’ guidance booklet to help you run your own community heritage project including legislation requirements, project planning, reporting, fundraising and much more.
  • Free consultation and advice from our expert teams and opportunity to join training workshops
  • Priority booking and preferential rate for the Archaeology Scotland Summer School and Time Tours
  • Free attendance at our annual Members’ Day/AGM for up to five members of your group (lunch, talks and tour in different location each year)
  • Access to the Archaeology Scotland’s educational resources and Artefact Investigation Kits
  • Discount for two representatives at conferences and events that we organise
  • Discount on website build and hosting
  • 10% discount on tools and equipment
  • 25% discount on subscription to Journal for Community Archaeologists
  • A small, useful gift
  • 2 enamel logo badges
  • Archaeology Scotland Magazine (3 times a year)
  • Learning resources and training seminars
  • E-newsletter ‘Out and About’ (quarterly)
  • Summer School, Workshops, Events, Field trips and Conference invitations and discounts
  • Support for your local community group and projects
  • Support our drive for better protection of archaeology sites

Discovery and excavation in Scotland (DES)

DES provides an accessible, comprehensive, up-to-date and informative guide to archaeological work being undertaken across Scotland. A member benefit. Click here to learn more about DES.

Four covers of the archaeology Scotland Magazine

Archaeology Scotland Magazine

Published three times a year and packed with the history, heritage and archaeology of Scotland. A member benefit. Members click here to access the magazine.


What You Support

Not only do you get those great member benefits but you also support some great projects:

Work on Adopt-a-Monument

Adopt-a-Monument

We help communities all over Scotland look after their local heritage with our Adopt-a-Monument programme.

Youth Education

Archaeology Scotland’s learning team has produced world leading learning resources. Find out more about their work here.

This is just a small taste of what you will be supporting. Learn more about our work here.

Payment Options and Important Information

  • Membership as Gift: Memberships can be purchased as gifts for others! Check ‘Give membership as a gift’ box before clicking subscribe to offer it as a gift.
  • Gift Aid: Gift aid allows you to provide aid to our charity, at no extra cost, when you purchase a membership or donate. If you are a UK resident please consider checking the gift aid box.
  • We offer annual and monthly payments.
  • Organisations can only pay for membership annually.
  • IMPORTANT: Membership is renewed automatically either yearly or monthly. To end your membership you will have to cancel it otherwise in will automatically renew you. If you wish to cancel, please login into your personal membership account and select the ‘Cancel Membership’ option on your Dashboard. Cancelling your membership is possible at any time.

NOTE: due to the Coronavirus outbreak, our office will be closed for the foreseeable future. Staff will be working from home and contactable via email and as such new orders will not be able to be fulfilled and posted until the office is re-opened. Thank you for your patience and understanding

Archaeology Scotland Membership (Paid Annually)

From: £20.00 / year

If you decide to pay annually then you can pay by credit/debit card, Direct Debit (UK and European countries) or by cheque. Choose Enhanced (with Discovery & Excavation Scotland –  DES) or Standard (No DES) membership levels from the dropdown selection box.

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Archaeology Scotland Membership (Paid Monthly)

From: £1.50 / month

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Archaeology Scotland Membership (Lifetime)

£400.00£750.00

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Children’s Membership (Paid Monthly)

£1.75 / month

A monthly subscription to a Archaeology Scotland Children’s Membership.

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