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Isle of Arran Heritage Museum

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Address: , Brodick, Scotland
Phone Number: 01770/302-636
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10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Description: This museum allows visitors to walk through original buildings from the...
This museum allows visitors to walk through original buildings from the island's distinctly issolated history and view everyday objects from 19th-century life.
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well worth a visit

visit this if you want a trip back in time! Really good collection of by gone's from the local area, and a very good insight into the history of the island .I actually visited at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Bromyard, United Kingdom
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Bromyard, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

visit this if you want a trip back in time! Really good collection of by gone's from the local area, and a very good insight into the history of the island .I actually visited at the end of my trip to Arran so was able to relate the information to where I had already been .I was particularly interested in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

An excellent snap-shot of life 100-150 years ago. Very welcoming and a nice café. They have gone to a lot of trouble.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Not spectacular but not awful either - just average really as is the tea room - although nice cakes. We did pick a wet day to go so maybe with having to walk in and out of buildings in the wet may have dampened our day

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Ingleton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Loads of different things from old houses furnished as they were in the past and a really good section on Arran during WWII which I found particularly interesting. A good clip board quiz for the kids to do as they go around really helps keep them interested and ties everything together. The food in the cafe is also excellent.

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Kidwelly, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting couple of hours spent at the Heritage Museum, followed by tea and scones with cream and jam in the museum cafe!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very interesting museum with a great selection of exhibits to be enjoyed by all the family. Small in size but with lots to to see, spent the whole morning there. Well worth the entrance fee.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a well presented and well maintained museum. We love the school room. The tractor outside is also a favourite as well as the traditional cottage and the blacksmiths. The cafe is great too with fab cakes and scones. If you are on Arran then you must visit. It is very well priced too.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Fascinating insight into the island's history and people. Loved the piece about the schools project which all local schoolchildren undertake about their heritage. Some exhibits feel a little dated and tired but as a charitable organisation, the organisers have done a super job.

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Very interesting insight in to life in Arran by visiting the various buildings in this museum. Well worth the £4 entry fee.

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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233 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We have visited this museum several times over the years, the last previous time was in 2002, and it continues to grow in content and interest. We spent a very enjoyable hour or so recently viewing the exhibits and talking to some of the friendly, and very knowledgeable staff. I think that the new exhibit which impressed us the most... More 

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