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Address: Duchess Anne Cottages | Kinneil Estate, Bo'ness EH51 0PR, Scotland
Phone Number: 01506 778530
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Description: Kinneil Museum in the 17th century stable block of Kinneil House is the...
Kinneil Museum in the 17th century stable block of Kinneil House is the information centre for Kinneil Estate. 2,000 Years of History tells the story of the park from Roman times to the present day. A short walk from the museum takes visitors to the Antonine Wall (World Heritage Site), a Roman fortlet, a medieval Church and the site of the medieval village, Kinneil House and James Watt's cottage. Open Monday-Saturday: 12.30-4.00pm
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Bo'ness Gem

Wonderful new layout in the museum. Lots of different things to see - the film of the Fair is great, lots of local people interacting. The Friends of Kinneil also have a pop-up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Bo'ness, United Kingdom

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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Wonderful new layout in the museum. Lots of different things to see - the film of the Fair is great, lots of local people interacting. The Friends of Kinneil also have a pop-up cafe open on the days the House is open to the Public.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Well worth a visit when you come to Bo'ness,the history of the town is really interesting and well illustrated here.

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Poland
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97 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

If you happen to be nearby and like walking it is a nice place for you. The house, contrary to what it promises on pictures is just an empty shell with an interesting history. To the front are lawns ideal for functions and beyond there is the “estate”: dark mature coniferous wood to the left, grassland in the middle and... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We visited on a day that only the grounds and museum were open. The museum film show gave us a glimpse of the history of the place but did not show a great deal of the painted walls and ceilings inside the house that saved it from demolition. The children's exhibits, demonstrating how the Roman weapons worked were good. There... More 

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Torphichen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Will have to visit again without my twin boys (aged 4) as didnt get chance to look at/read things properly. Staff very friendly and helpful. Also visited the House as it was an 'open day' and found it very interesting and worth planning a future visit.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Well worth the visit to this interesting estate. Keep your eyes open for some of the extra attractions that appear here from time to time during summer holidays. Staff friendly and helpful

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Killearn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Just returned from a fantastic day out at Kinneil House/Museum/Estate. Our first surprise on driving up the avenue was to see the 'Wee Kelpies' as our boys have named them - a small version of The Kelpies installed to celebrate the launch of the John Muir Way. We enjoyed a walk round the estate before a tour of Kinneil House,... More 

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

very nice day out.so much to see,lots of walks as well,must visit museum first,they are ever so helpful and tell you what to look out for.on your walk and the information you need,very friendly.

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Bo,ness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

From the friendlyness of the Kinneil Trust and Historic Scotland to the Museum Shop. All I can say is try this venue out. You,ll enjoy it.

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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Fantastic little Museum with lovely staff telling you about the history of Kinneil House and the Estate as well as the history of Bo'ness [Borrowstounness]. This museum is tucked away and is open monday-saturday 12:30 - 4:00pm. Poor signage to the Estate but the WoW factor is there when you enter into the Avenue. Worth a visit. The House is... More 

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Address: Duchess Anne Cottages | Kinneil Estate, Bo'ness EH51 0PR, Scotland
Phone Number: 01506 778530
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