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Address: 53 High St, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HP, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 331 5545
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Small but interesting naval museum

The museum which is located at South Queensferry gives an interesting insight view into the naval past of the area, village life through history and the story of its famous... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

The museum which is located at South Queensferry gives an interesting insight view into the naval past of the area, village life through history and the story of its famous bridges. It is not big but worth the visit if you fancy the naval history.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Dropped in during the Easter holidays for a quick look around as was surprised by the amount of history packed into the museum. I've also been interested in local history & particularly where I live so this was a genuine feast on local insights! I'll definitely be back to soak up some more knowledge and enjoy views over the Forth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is a lovely museum that has lot of nice things to have a look at and some very interesting information of the history of the bridges and the town of Queensferry, it also has stunning views of the forth rail bridge from the windows

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The museum was brilliantly laid out, with friendly and kind staff. The museum was suitable for all ages and showed a great deal of history to do with Queensferry!

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South Queensferry, United Kingdom
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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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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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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
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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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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
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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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