|Published: 1st October 2010 14:55|
Fri 15 October 2010 - Sun 3 April 2011
Encompassing more than 6,200 miles in length and in excess of 760 islands, the jagged Scottish coastline is one of the most dangerous in the world.
Shining Lights tells the story of the people who designed, built and operated Scotland's lighthouses, lighting a safe passage for mariners for more than 250 years.
Trace the development of lighthouse technology and learn what life was like for the lighthouse keepers. Explore the contributions of Scotland's Stevenson family and discover the importance of lighthouses today.
This exhibition marks the bicentenary of the lighting of the world's oldest rock lighthouse, the Bell Rock.