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Highland Museum of Childhood

The Old Station | Strathpeffer, Ross-shire, IV14 9DH, Scotland
01997 421031
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Traveler Description: Located in Strathpeffer's old Victorian railway station, the Highland Museum of Childhood is open from 1st April to 31st October, Mondays to... more »
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Although small, the museum of childhood gave an in depth and interesting account of Highland life,The articles were beautifully exhibited and some of the black and white photos were truly charming we had a lovely day and enjoyed ourselves immensely

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

great little museum - old-style, traditional, which i love to see. put together with care and love. the exhibits are not large-scale, but they are touching and sweet. you can learn a lot about the area and how kids grew up. lovely photos. fair amount of toys and things to play with. it's got a small footprint - don't expect... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stopped here on the way back to Inverness after a trip to Ullapool. It's only small, but offers a fascinating look at Highland life. Beautiful black and white photos, interesting displays and exhibits about - among other things - education, nutrition, toys, child labour. It's definitely worth popping in if you are passing. A family ticket is only £6.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I was driving around the Highlands and saw the sign for this museum. Lovely! Small and intimate but just packed with history and childhood memories. Gave me a great sense of the types of small schools and what teaching must have been like long before we were all globally connected. Great food at the cafe next door and a good... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We were touring around the Inverness area and having paid a visit to Dingwall found this museum noted on our map and decided to pay a visit and we were pleased we did. The museum is located on the platform of an old disused railway station and, although it is on the main road it is a little tucked away... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

A member of staff was extremely rude to us. To the point we turned around and walked out. On the other hand we were made very welcome in the fair trade shop next door, and enjoyed a lovely meal served by friendly staff in the cafe. There is good baby changing and plenty of space for children to run around... More

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