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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Castle Wynd, Inverness, Scotland
146-323-7114
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Ranked #8 of 16 attractions in Inverness
Type: History Museums
Owner description: This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give visitors a more complete picture of Inverness's complex history. Open... more » Owner description: This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give visitors a more complete picture of Inverness's complex history. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm. Open May Day. Monday 6th of May 2013. « less
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Melbourne
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visited today and thought the museum was lovely. Staff were friendly and helpful. We had lunch at cafe - excellent range of quality food at very reasonable prices.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a well laid out museum and made welcome at reception. Lots to see. Also has well laid out cafe though we did not use it. Good exibits to cater for all interests.

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Coventry, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The displays are quite good and there are activity "drawers" for children. The subjects are logically and artfully arranged. Unfortunately, the museum is closed on both Sundays and Mondays.

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Almeria, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

didn't have much time here to see it all but worth a visit but make time to see it all. hard to find we had to ask at info center.

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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

All of my family enjoyed the museum and art gallery. Plenty of interactive things for kids to do, they loved the Gaelic translating wall! The animals are lovely to look at and the art room was fun. Would visit again.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This museum is certainly worthy of an hour of your time while visiting Inverness. There is no admission and the staff is very friendly and willing to answer any questions about the art exhibits or artifacts. I really enjoyed the historical photos and poetry on display. It's conveniently located in the City Centre.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Inverness museum and art gallery is small but none the less an interesting place to visit. Up near the castle it has a collection of local artefacts and is full of interesting facts about the area and its surroundings. it also has a tea room which serves light snack lunches and cakes and is wheelchair friendly as well.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A very well planned museum where you are guided through the history/culture of Scotland in an entertaining but also serious way. The set up gives you a clear understanding of the different periods .

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South Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This was a great little museum. Perfect for people not familiar with the history of the area. Our teen aged kids liked it and learned a lot. Pretty quick to get through--maybe 1-1.5 hours. The kids started playing some of the ancient games so it took us longer. It is free- so at least go in and try it out!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We focused on the geology and peoples of the Highlands section of the museum (the art exhibit was being changed over). The peoples of the Highlands, in particular, was excellent and fabulously curated. Great place to bring children as there are hands on exhibits, for instance, there is a replica of one of the bronze age arm bracelets that kids... More

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