Welcome

Update 01/09/2020

The Treasure Trove Unit will be returning to the office on a part-time basis in order to meeting with finders and take in finds. This will be by appointment only and finders must e-mail treasuretrove@nms.ac.uk to book a slot. We will now be taking appointments for Tuesdays and Thursdays, for w/c 7th September 2020 onwards.

Full guidance for finders coming into the museum can be found here.

***Please note: the Treasure Trove Unit (TTU) is still operating a reduced service and staff are in the office on a limited, part-time basis. Updates on finds may still take weeks or months***

Update 18/08/2020

SAFAP 26th August 2020

Unfortunately we will not be able to allocate Treasure Trove cases at the 26th August 2020 due to the continuing home working of the Treasure Trove Unit. We will update finders as to when these cases will be allocated as soon as possible.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Update 25/06/2020

Please find our latest guidance here:

Guidance on searching for archaeological finds in Scotland during COVID-19.

Please note that we are currently working from home and do not have access to our work phones. To get in contact, please e-mail us at treasuretrove@nms.ac.uk.


Contact us


For any inquiries relating to the Treasure Trove Unit, or if you have an archaeological object to report please don’t hesitate to get in touch. For TTU staff please see ‘People’.

Contact Emily Freeman or Ella Paul: TreasureTrove@nms.ac.uk

phone: 0131 247 4082/4025

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