Join Us

Join us to help support the work we do throughout Scotland with schools, youth groups and communities to protect and preserve our archaeology and get more involved with heritage.

What do you get as a member?

A few of the things you will get:

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.


We currently offer several membership packages to suit your needs. They and their benefits are:

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’ (bi-monthly)
  • 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’ (bi-monthly)
  • 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

The main difference between standard and enhanced is that standard does NOT come with the Discovery and Excavation Journal

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?

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

  • Archaeology Scotland’s Seekers three times a year, which contains a large educational poster for their wall filled with activities, facts, and all sorts of fun things to do. This will also encourage children to explore their local area and take note of all the interesting archaeological details that surround them.
  • Useful links and websites that can be used to better explore Scotland’s past.
  • An opportunity for the child to achieve the Archaeology Scotland Seeker Award – the only one of our awards specifically given to individuals – with the help of you or their guardian, with a certificate and badge that recognises their accomplishments.
  • A special pen.
  • An informative magazine three times a year that includes all of the up to date news and events at Archaeology Scotland, and which you can share.
  • Out-and-About e-newsletter, which contains a large amount of information regarding events you and your child could attend and take part in.
  • Information on the Council for British Archaeology’s Young Archaeologists Clubs.

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

  • Concession rates: Discount rates are available for both memberships (Unwaged/Senior Citizen/Student/Young Scot Cardholder).
  • 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

If you decide to pay monthly then you can pay by Direct Debit (UK and European countries) only. Choose Enhanced (with DES) or Standard (No DES) membership levels from the dropdown selection box.

 

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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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