Protecting our Archaeological
Heritage for the Nation.


We are in the process of organising additional venues and dates so please check back regularly. 

Please get in contact with us if you would like us to give a talk to your institution or society:

Treasure Trove Unit Outreach Events Programme 2022


Thursday 21st July 2022 - 7pm (ONLINE)

Metal Detecting and Treasure Trove in Scotland

The Treasure Trove Unit will be delivering an online lecture about what we do, and how we engage with metal detectorists to encourage responsible detecting and the reporting and recording of finds made by members of the public. For more information, see Kilmartin Museum's website:


Monday 1st August 2022

The Treasure Trove Unit will be attending the Scottish Detector Club meeting on the evening of 1st August 2022. If club members are expecting finds to be returned, please email us ( with your receipt reference number and we will provide confirmation of the return of artefacts on that date. If you would like another member to collect on your behalf, please let us know who will be collecting for you.