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Address: Chambers Institution, High Street, Peebles EH45 8AG, Scotland
Phone Number: 01721 724820

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Small but worth a look

Very small but definitely worth a look. Some quite interesting exhibits on show, shows the Peebles Hydro before and after the fire.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2016
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Very small but definitely worth a look. Some quite interesting exhibits on show, shows the Peebles Hydro before and after the fire.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Visited the museum to see the embroidery exhibition FibrexFive. Gallery on the top floor. The exhibition was mainly felt based and I had expected more variety of stitching exhibits. That said, the standard was extremely high and all exhibits were for sale.

Thank Joyce C
Peebles, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Yes, this is a small exhibition space but my children (9 and 7) loved learning about the current exhibition, Getting in Touch with the Past. Early coins, seeing & trying on the Roman outfit in situ. They joined a workshop with hands-on exhibits, learning how early tool crafting technology developed - from crafting spears to making fire. They were even... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

So little to see, so little to do. Hardly worth while going in unless you want to use the toilets or get out of the rain.

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