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Address: Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1383602386
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Hidden treasure

This is a free museum giving hidden insights in to the life of St Margaret hidden in a car park. It is of well signposted it works h a visit for older children (there are 87 steps... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Lynne M
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

This is a free museum giving hidden insights in to the life of St Margaret hidden in a car park. It is of well signposted it works h a visit for older children (there are 87 steps down to a he cave where Maravaret prayed). Loads of info on the walls down but not suitable for prams or anyone with... More 

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Dalgety Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This could quite easily not have been here, but thankfully was preserved. Good info as you descend the stairs to the grotto/cave at the bottom. Make sure you also visit what remains of St Margaret's shrine at the outside end of the abbey church.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We intended to visit St Margaret's Cave during our stay in Dunfermline and found it to be awe-inspiring . Beautiful music and monks' chanting accompanies one's descent in to the cave via 87 steps and the walls are lined with fascinating historical and religious artefacts regarding Margaret's life and the history of the era . We found the whole experience... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We decided to take a visit their down the steepy steps hearing the voice noise is very strange. The staff were helpful and polite. It was excellent attraction ever.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This cave is an interesting visit. The story behind it is interesting & worth a visit. If you are in the area then you must go see this.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

A great wee place to visit, bear in mind it does have a lot of steps, but worth the trip, especially with young kids, they will love the little adventure to the bottom.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Fabulous ancient prayer site of Queen Margaret dating back nearly 1,000 years. Glad to see it preserved despite the parking lot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

always good for a bit of free history and story telling for the kids, the location is not that well signposted though especially since Tesco was erected its car park location could be overlooked

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Bloomington, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Yes, as others have said, it's a bit difficult to find - I however had great directions from my Scottish friends I was staying with and really had no trouble at all - I had a day to myself since both of them had to work that day and I chose to walk around Dunfermiline since it was very close... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

cave is beautiful free admission the steps are steep , handrails on both side , when you get down to the bottom , artificial rock to make the cave, disappointing compare to wookey caves water dripping no such thing here

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Address: Glen Bridge Car Park - Chalmers Street, Dunfermline KY12 DF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1383602386
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Dunfermline

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