Meffan Institute

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Coordinates: 56°38′39″N 2°53′21″W / 56.6441°N 2.8891°W / 56.6441; -2.8891

Meffan Institute
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Entrance to Meffan Institute
Established 1898
Location 20 High Street, Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Website Meffan Museum and Art Gallery

The Meffan Institute is a museum and art gallery in Forfar, Angus. It houses a variety of exhibits of local interest in Angus, including a collection of Pictish stones, particularly the Dunnichen Stone and the Kirriemuir Sculptured Stones as well as Roman and Mediaeval artifacts found in the local area. A reconstruction of historic scenes of Forfar includes representations of daily life as it would have been around the beginning of the 19th century, as well as a depiction of the execution of one of the women accused of witchcraft in the Forfar witch hunts of 1661-1666.


Dunnichen Stone; Class I Pictish Stone from nearby Dunnichen
The Kirriemuir 1 Stone. 
Rear of the Kirriemuir 2 stone.