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Great trip back into history with lots of local content

Low entry cost and plenty of local items to view. Has great support from the local community and... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Perth, Australia
Local History

This venue is a must when you visit Newcastleton, the history is there to see. It is all very well... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Newcastleton, United Kingdom
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South Hermitage Street | Old Townfoot Kirk, Newcastleton TD9 0QG, Scotland
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Low entry cost and plenty of local items to view. Has great support from the local community and provides great insight to the past and local history

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This venue is a must when you visit Newcastleton, the history is there to see. It is all very well set out and easy to understand. very much worth a visit.

Thank jamesrowan9
Reviewed September 16, 2017

its maybe a bit 'busy' and certainly not really very child friendly but it does offer some interesting insights into local life. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

Thank AndiPayne
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Lovely small museum, gave lots of interesting facts about the area. We were only inside for approx.. 15minutes but couldn't complain for the price. staff very friendly.

Thank stephanie10102017
Reviewed July 19, 2017

lets you have an understanding of the local history very nicely laid out & pleasant staff on hand, i yhink they are volunteers

Thank rab2435
Reviewed June 12, 2017

This is a local museum located in an old Methodist chapel, it is run by voluntary staff who are knowledgable and helpful. The museum is packed with a variety of different artefacts covering all aspects of local history, it's cheap to go in and very...More

Thank david_fifield
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Easy to park outside, this small museum holds a wealth of local information concerning the area, Border Reivers, the origins of the village, railway and local life. It costs £2.50 to get in, with no concessions. The staff are volunteers. There's lots of photos, items...More

Thank Tallis
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Went to Newcastleton especially to look around the museum. Many fascinating local bits and a lovely railway corner.

Thank BootsMidlands
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Signage outside the town gives no ideas of where it is or the fact that it doesn't open until Easter even thought it's the school holidays. Shame.

Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Although small, the centre holds a surprising amount of interesting information and exhibits. If you're interested in how our ancestors lived, this is definitely worth a visit.

Thank John A
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