Protecting our Archaeological
Heritage for the Nation.



Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Update 15/07/2021

The Treasure Trove Unit will now be able to meet with finders at the National Museum of Scotland to receive finds. We will be individually contacting finders who have already indicated that they would like an appointment; if you have not been in touch yet and you have artefacts to hand-in, please e-mail us at

TTU is still operating at a limited capacity and can only meet with finders on Tuesdays and Thursdays at this time. Please see the guidance for finders coming into the museum: Guidance

Please continue to e-mail us to report finds at

Note: as we will not be in the office full-time, we will not always be able to respond to phone calls. 

NEXT SAFAP MEETING: 20th October 2021