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Skye Museum of Island Life

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Address: Kilmuir, Scotland
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Well worth a visit.

What great value for money-give yourself plenty of time to read everything! There is just so much to take in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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CHESHIRE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

What great value for money-give yourself plenty of time to read everything! There is just so much to take in.

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Kilmarnock
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place of interest! You will learn a lot about Island life! Very reasonable entrance fee. And good gift shop and reasonable prices, but they do not take credit cards... Listen out for the Cuckoo, opposite in the trees , a bonus

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Local history and ethongraphy. Very autenthic and informative. Lots of interesting documents and description about how the islanders lived here long ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were driving round island and I pointed out a croft to my wife and asked if she would like to stop, we did and we're delighted with the experience very informative and a great insight to the past on the island well worth it

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West Lothian, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My wife and I both enjoyed our visit to the Museum. The Museum occupies a group of 'blackhouses', the traditional Herbridean cottage-cum But and Ben. The attraction is good, and you do get a keen sense of what it would have been like to live on the island 100 or so years ago. That said, the information boards at the... More 

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Southwick, Mass
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Small but informative historical village. Self tour, good historical information about the island posted. Interesting to see the set up of the crofts as a family would have them.

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West Point, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very well preserved dwellings with lots of insight. Worth the few pounds you pay to see it. travel up the road and check out. While you're at it drive up the road to see Flora MacDonald grave site.

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was a lovely museum. Very informative, easily accessible and surprisingly interesting. Would recommend this.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Five restored buildings of a traditional Scottish west coast style, similar ones can be seen on Lewis too. The thatched roofs and thick walls are good insulation from the Skye weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The Skye Museum of Island Life is full of information and artifacts about local people more than 100 years ago. The cottages are beautifully preserved, and each one is packed with information about family life, farming, blacksmithing, etc., as well as facts about how events from outside of Skye affected local life. We expected to stop for about 1/2 hour... More 

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Address: Kilmuir, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Kilmuir

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