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Cupar Heritage Centre


Cupar Museum and Heritage Centre is located in Cupar Railway Station Buildings. We are at the North end of platform 2.

The Museum is still open for our 2018 Season.

Details of Opening Hours are listed in the right hand column,


Cupar Museum and Heritage Centre is located in the former staff house at the east end of the Cupar Railway Station, itself a classic 19th century railway building.

The Museum welcomes visitors and has amassed a wide variety of Cupar related photographs, documents and artefacts which are on display in the Centre.

Our exhibition illustrates important aspects of the history of Cupar from early Pictish past, the town centre of the late 19th Century to more recent past events.

For 2018, we have updated the Story of Cupar with some new exhibits.

The "Work and War Horses 1914 to 1918" exhibition has now been closed. 

Thereafter, from August until November 11th, the exhibition will reflect "The End of WW1 and the effects on Cupar of the post-war aftermath".

Cupar Heritage Talks

Our final talk this year at the Age Concern is :-

26 NOVEMBER: Captain Andrew Middlemiss: The End of WW1

Andrew's talk will cover both the military and civil events which occured at the end of the "War to end all wars" and the effects they had on all people.

For reference, the full programme of 2018 talks remains on the Heritage Talks page.

Research Enquiries

Cupar Museum is an independently funded organization, established as a local museum for for the benefit of the local community and visitors to our area.

We rely upon the goodwill of visitors, subscribing members of Cupar heritage and occasional grant aid to exist.

We offer an enquiry service to assist anyone with a question about the area's local history, utilising our small library collection which is supplemented by newspaper cuttings and additional archive material.

We have built up a good working knowledge of alternative sources of information if we do not hold the records ourselves.

Family history enquiries should be directed to Fife Family History Society in the first instance, c/o Cupar Library.

Please consider making a donation to the Museum when submitting an enquiry. Donations may be made by cheque, payable to "Cupar Heritage" and sent to our address at Cupar Railway Station, Station Road, Cupar, Fife, KY15 5HX.

Alternatively, you can make a donation in person at the Museum.


Scottish Charity No. SC043605


Making Cupar Great - Planning for our Future today

Cupar Heritage is pleased to be associated with the ongoing project, lead by Cupar Development Trust (CDT), to make Cupar a rewarding visitor destination and a great place to live and work.

Cupar Heritage partnered with CDT in a working group to bring forward the Cupar Town Interpretive Plan as the means to establish priorities and focus effort. A Summary has been written by the chairman of Cupar Developmemt Trust. Click on either of the of the Bold Titles above to see the relevant document.

The hoarding covering the "Gap Site" on the Bonnygate exhibits photographs of old Cupar supplied by Cupar Museum.

Technical Assistance

We currently have a need for help with Social Media, Facebook and Twitter, an area that we are keen to develop.

If you can help us, or can suggest someone, please get in touch.


We have no paid staff and are completely run by volunteers. We encourage people to join us as volunteers and to assist us not only in looking after visitors but in taking part of the hidden side of museums, labelling, filing, researching, etc. If you are interested, please let us know.


The Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre






 A Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation SC043605 
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