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Wick Heritage Museum

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Address: 18-27 Bank Row | Lower Pulteneytown, Wick, Scotland
Phone Number: 01955 605393
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Very infomational and friendly

Thank you for such a worthy visit to your museum. Our trip was well liked by our children on a very wet day. You managed to keep them interested in looking and finding out and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Orphir
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Thank you for such a worthy visit to your museum. Our trip was well liked by our children on a very wet day. You managed to keep them interested in looking and finding out and researching in your museum all day. Well done for such a little museum. highly Recommended very friendly staff. Thank you

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A veritable Tardis of a museum! From a modest entrance it goes on and on and encapsulates all aspects of life in Wick throughout the past. Magnificent photographic collection, but boats, coopering yard, full lighthouse light, kitchens, living rooms, school rooms, agricultural implements, full newspaper equipment, just a veritable Alladin's Cave of interest. Could stay all day! A must on... More 

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Caithness and Sutherland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Love it been two or three times now it's that good :) some of the old things i remember my grandad having lol.

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Wirral, England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Caithness is misleading. Driving through it appears flat and uninteresting. But stop in Wick for refreshment and visit its Museum to discover the variety of life of its hardy inhabitants. It is said that a headline once said,"Wick hit by heatwave, temperatures soar into the sixties". The Wick Heritage Museum is in mid-terrace houses. It is.run by enthusiasts and displays... More 

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Jakarta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

If you are interested in knowing the town then a visit to the museum would be worth while. Such as - did you know that during the Second World War the first bomb dropped from a German war-plane on UK soil landed in Wick, in fact just meters along the road from the museum.

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Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Since I have been to the heritage museum, I know that Wick used to be the herring capital. It surely broadened my horizon on herring fishing (and the production of the fish you nowadays buy in a tin only). This museum gives you a broad oversight on the town and its area, though it tends to be overloaded. Great idea... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We went here in August 2013 (but it wont let me post that far back) it was really good fun. The tour guide was so enthusiastic and gave us our own tour around the museum. We really enjoyed our trip round.

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Melbourne
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great displays of historical photos of the herring industry in Wick in the old days. Many displays in this linked series of houses.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Loved everything in here & seeing archive footage of what it was like as my late Granny travelled to Wick (to earn money to support Family left in a Berwick upon Tweed)Gutting & packing herring.Very Amusing,you can also pop out for a cuppa & go back in.Worth the Entrance fee.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

An absolute must visit when in Wick! Very informative and makes one appreciative of what the fisher folk had to endure.

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