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Colbost Croft Museum

4 Miles from Dunvegan on the Glendale Rd, Scotland
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Ranked #24 of 32 attractions in Isle of Skye
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- Jun 29, 2013
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English first
Brisbane Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Only £1.50 to look at a piece of history. There is one croft house to view but it gives a real insight into how life must have been. The croft house only has two rooms, a combined living/kitchen area and the bedroom. It has a bare earth floor and the peat fire burns in the middle of the main room.... More

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runcorn
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Fantastic museum only one croft house but very informative entrance fee was reasonable couple of pounds but worth a visit. Enjoy

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

We did not plan to visit but it caught our eye as we passed. Just £1.50 to enter (honesty pot) which helps to keep the place going. It is a charming little dwelling that shows what life used to be like on the island. It also includes a real thatched roof and peat fire. Very interesting, you could spend 30-45... More

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Marburg, Germany
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2010

The charming Museum is self-explaining, showing the home and the work of a Crofter living here before of the highland clearances. You are free to walk through on your own and smell the smoke of the peat fire burning strill on the hearth in the middle of the one-room house. This kind of heating gives the name to the Black.House... More

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