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Groam House Museum

High Street, Rosemarkie IV10 8UF, Scotland
+44 1381 620961
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Fantastic Museum with Knowledgeable Staff and Amazing Collection

The Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie is a little-known gem and well worth a visit. The focus is the... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
Pryst
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Staatsburg, New York
Fascinating Glimpse of Pictish Lore

A sweet stop on the Pict Trail to seem some fascinating carvings and fanciful mosaics, try your... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
Benunu
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An award winning museum dedicated to the Picts and to displaying and interpreting the stunning examples of their sculptural art found in Rosemarkie, including the magnificent Rosemarkie cross-slab. The museum also cares for the George Bain Collection, which has been Recognised as being of National Significance, and is a Visit Scotland 4-star visitor attraction. The museum shop stocks high quality gifts with Celtic and Pictish themes. There are activities for children and videos to watch as well as a suite of interactive computer programmes.
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“pictish stones” (13 reviews)
“local history” (6 reviews)
“on duty” (4 reviews)
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High Street, Rosemarkie IV10 8UF, Scotland
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

The Groam House Museum in Rosemarkie is a little-known gem and well worth a visit. The focus is the ancient Picts of Scotland and they have a number of Pictish stones on display as well as detailed art works created from rubbings of the stones....More

1  Thank Pryst
Reviewed August 25, 2017

A sweet stop on the Pict Trail to seem some fascinating carvings and fanciful mosaics, try your hand at rubbings and at the Celtic harp, great gift shop for Celtic symbology. The volunteer staff we met was so helpful and passionate on the subject.

1  Thank Benunu
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Weekend opening hours are quite restrictive (as it is a small local museum) so I planned our day's activities to be sure we would be able to visit here. We had already visited the Shandwick Stone a bit further north, and this museum of Pictish...More

1  Thank YvonnePW
Reviewed August 13, 2017

As the title says its a small but interest museum. Worth a visit if in the area. A nice shop and there was a lovely lady working there when we visited.

1  Thank domo_leeds
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Free to enter and easy to find. Helpful guide on duty talked about some of the artifacts on display. Watched short film about Pictish history and places to visit. Good collection of huge carved stones. Got a chance to play a small harp and was...More

1  Thank ionay1
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Small museum but with a lot of interesting things. Free admission. Helpful staff to explain things if you wish

1  Thank susan_speirs
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Run by enthusiastic volunteers, this little museum focuses mainly on Pict history, as I first learnt from a newly-published book: Exploring the NC500. Now understand why the Glenmorangie whisky company chose the celtic design behind its image. Upstairs are the records and pictures related to...More

Thank Eddy B
Reviewed June 18, 2017

We were fortunate enough to have Allistair on duty when we arrived at the Museum. He provided us with a large amount of interesting details regarding the carvings and their histories. So happy that we stopped by. It is not a large museum but you...More

1  Thank Maggie4852
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Groam House in Rosemarkie Scotland is a beautiful little museum, well worth stopping for if you enjoy Pictish or Celtic artwork. The two-story building contains several carved stones downstairs and a rotating exhibition upstairs. We were lucky to visit in May '17, when the exhibition...More

3  Thank Catherine K
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This tiny museum is packed with information and relics of the Picts. Run by volunteers it Is beautifully maintained. Free entry, donations welcome. On the day I visited there was a display and talk on harps. Unfortunately I didn't have time to stay for the...More

1  Thank minseee
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