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Address: 53 High St, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HP, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 331 5545
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a nice little museum

it is well kept, plenty of local interest, came face to face with the figure of the Burry man .The day before southqueensferry crowning of the gala day queen. She rules for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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South Queensferry, United Kingdom
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South Queensferry, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

it is well kept, plenty of local interest, came face to face with the figure of the Burry man .The day before southqueensferry crowning of the gala day queen. She rules for a year. On the Friday- a man covered in burrs, walks all around the ferry. He brings good fortune To all who give a bit of money in... More 

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Minnesota
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66 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This museum is a quick visit but helps with perspective on the background of the community. There is a super view of the Firth of Forth and there was an extremely cool table on display - you will wish you could take it home. The museum is very, very easy to overlook- I had walked by it on previous trips... More 

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newcastle upon tyne
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Wandered in looking for something to do, lots of information on the town and bridges staff really helpful a good little stop off and as mentioned by others fantastic telescope also

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This small museum is located on South Queensferry's high street. It has four galleries and is free to the public. There is an exhibit on the original methods of crossing the forth from which Queensferry gets her name. It has an exhibit on the construction and history of the river Forth's two bridges: the Forth Rail Bridge and the Forth... More 

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Mishima, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We could enjoy a view of bridges through the telescope and learn about the history of the construction and the town.

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

full of information and photos of the village its traditions and the history of the bridges and their construction

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It's closed at the moment for refurbishment. Please check for re-opening dates I have to fill up the remaining minimum characters but I have nothing further to say!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

This was a little gem of information. It is in the local council offices, but don't let that put you off, just press the bell and you will be instructed to go up the stairs where you will find out so many facts about the area, the Forth Bridge and the locals.

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Diss
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

A small, free museum on the first floor of the council offices, spread over four rooms. It provides an interesting array of information and artefacts regarding the local area and the construction of the Forth bridges. The views of the Forth from the first floor windows are impressive and are enhanced with their powerful telescope.

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Edinburgh
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144 reviews 144 reviews
21 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

A small museum but well worth a visit even if its for the views from the back of the building alone. Very interesting with lots of information and photos about the building of the famous brdiges. Alos lots of local history and the not to be missed famous 'Burryman!' Free entry, the museum is situated upstairs within the Registrars office

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