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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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This is well, worth a visit The exhibits on display are clearly laid out with a clear explanation... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Forfar, United Kingdom
Scottish Flintlock Pistols and Dirks

The Jacobite section certainly compliments a visit to the Culloden battlefield and includes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elgin, United Kingdom
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This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give visitors a more complete picture of Inverness's complex history. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm. Open May Day. Monday 6th of May 2013.
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Castle Wynd, Inverness, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is well, worth a visit The exhibits on display are clearly laid out with a clear explanation of their usage and history

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jacobite section certainly compliments a visit to the Culloden battlefield and includes artefacts like the distinct Scottish flintlock pistols and a selection of dirks, with their individually designed handles . The miniature portrait of Mary,Queen of Scots is interesting as are the 'displayed' otter...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff had tried really hard to make this fun for wee kids. Mine were quite easily pleased doing the hunt for dinosaurs (yes - the little plastic models!) hidden in the exhibitions. they were also keen to see the stuffed animals on the 1st floor...More

Thank bobby474
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum had a great flow, taking you back in history to learn about local geology and the general history of the peoples of Scotland. The ground floor was about prehistoric and early peoples as well as the local nature. The Pictish stones were very...More

Thank fritillaria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It had good displays of geology, archeology and history concerning Inverness with good signage. Rock samples, fossils, artifacts of Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Picts, Vikings, Roman Times, Medieval, Jacobite, etc. plus some modern art.

Thank GaryBrazel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some hours to kill before a meeting and visited this museum. The art was not my thing really but the museum part is good with a friendly cafe part. Its voluntary donation and well worth putting money in the box for. Good geological display,...More

Thank martin S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This small museum is worth an hour or so of your time. Exhibits are arranged in chronological order starting with the geology of the area, and showcase a number of interesting artifacts. There are several interactive pieces to appeal to children. Admission is not charged,...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent couple of hours spent here with family . Enough interactive elements to keep older children happy , good local history , who knew Inverness had a tsunami ! Nice wee cafe and shop and entry free ! Well worth a visit .

Thank jed23
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Even though the museum is small, the exhibits were quite well done, and visiting is a must in Inverness. Quite a bit to learn about all the history - especially the ancient peoples. A nice section also on more recent Scottish history post Jacobites. Nice...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Maybe it's not one of the biggest museums, but it's worth to come at least for a while. There is an interesting exhibition about Scotland from the early ages to the XXI century.

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Response from SallyR1741 | Reviewed this property |
No you would have to park in the town carparks or over by the cathedral all parking is chargeable in town
December 19, 2016|
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Response from cmdevlin64 | Reviewed this property |
It's right in the centre of town.