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Sadly this interesting Museum is closed at present.

This closure is a great pity as it is in TWO parts - the row of stone roofed cottages and the... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
glentobay
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Forfar, United Kingdom
Small but interesting Scottish folk museum

Photo taking is restricted which is a shame because it is very useful to have photos as well as a... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2014
Lornainaus
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Maroochydore, Australia
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Jan 26, 2019
“History survives!”
Sep 20, 2016
“This local museum now appears to be lost for ever”
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A delightful glimpse into the agricultural history of Angus. Fabulous volunteers with a lot of energy.
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

My disappointment that the Angus Folk Museum had closed turned around today when I discovered the Gin Bothy is now occupying this site and so some of the history has been preserved; stone buildings dating back to 1793, artefacts which revived my 1960s childhood, pictures...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sheila H
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The Angus Folk Museum is still on the most recent tourist map we have and we were really disappointed to find it closed because of the building's condition. This is a National Trust for Scotland property and I am surprised that the organisation has not...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

This closure is a great pity as it is in TWO parts - the row of stone roofed cottages and the agricultural museum opposite. The cottage roofs needs costly repair work however the other part is separate and could be open to the public if...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank glentobay
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Sorry this is now closed indefinitely awaiting funding for major repairs to the buildings. I've been told this could take more than five years before anything can be done

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Chris O
Reviewed January 25, 2016

The museum has been closed for a couple of years or longer due to the roof needing repairs which is sad as it was very popular as it is at the gates of glamis castle there is no sign of it opening in the near...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank clovathistles
Reviewed December 11, 2015

This National Trust for Scotland property is closed and It would appear all the contents moved as the roof requires attention but the NTS seems not to have much interest in wee properties such as this and Barries Birthplace in Kirriemuir !

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Letham45
Reviewed August 22, 2015

This museum isn't open at all through the holiday period. There is nothing telling us of this on the National trust website or in the book. Very disappointed in the lack of communication from the National trust of Scotland as this was not the first...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed December 31, 2014

Photo taking is restricted which is a shame because it is very useful to have photos as well as a diary of places you visit. I find that if I visit a lot of places in one long trip I need photos to remind me...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Lornainaus
Reviewed December 4, 2014

Folk museum is just feet away from glamis castle. From the entrance at the main driveway it is just round the corner and from the other exit of glamis you walk by it so there is no reason not to take a look. Basically its...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank alinissa
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Travelling back from holiday we noticed signs to this small Scottish Trust property. The property is split in to two. One part is a series of cottages showing an insight in rural home life, the other part, which is across a small road, displays agricultural...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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