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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Castle Wynd, Inverness, Scotland
+44 1463 237114
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A surprise

When we visited they had the 'Monarch of the Glen' on display along with an associated art... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
JohnnyJohnBoyOrr
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Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
Exceptional Museum and Art Gallery

We were very impressed with this absorbing, fun and informative museum and art gallery. The... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
Irene S
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Moray, 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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  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Castle Wynd, Inverness, Scotland
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"interesting exhibits"
in 13 reviews
"stuffed animals"
in 10 reviews
"natural history"
in 11 reviews
"free entry"
in 15 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 18 reviews
"early history"
in 4 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"tourist office"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 11 reviews
"the tourist information centre"
in 4 reviews
"rainy day"
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"history of scotland"
in 8 reviews
"local area"
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"two hours"
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"donation"
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"fossils"
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

When we visited they had the 'Monarch of the Glen' on display along with an associated art installation. They also had some interesting bronze sculpture. The museum itself covered a lot of ground and is well worth an hr of your time. Its free so...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

We were very impressed with this absorbing, fun and informative museum and art gallery. The friendly staff, lovely coffee shop and quality exhibitions make for the perfect way to spend a few hours. The displays are so well presented with clear, concise explanations bringing the...More

Thank Irene S
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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

An interesting museum. Loved seeing The Monarch of the Glen, though the rather anti establishment installation by the artist who found it (MotG) "mawkish" did nothing for me. Maybe I am too old and conservative! 😉 I actually expected to see a bit more art,...More

Thank Dawn S
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

The Modern Art & Gallery Museum is a tranquil and pleasant museum well worth a visit. Part gives a brief glance of how Scotland evolved, history as also crafts and Scotland's heritage. On the art side, there are some nice portraits of families from years...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Beautiful painting worth visiting I took my grandchildren to the museum ( 4 and 9) the museum is child friendly and there are activities for the children they loved the badger and otter Small cafe and gift shop Free to enter

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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

This compact museum really packs a lot into it - literally a timeline running 4.6 billion years. There is a great deal of information about the creation of Scotland from a geological standpoint which I found quite interesting. The vast collection of artifacts range from...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

We visited for the Monarch of the Glen exhibition, but got more than we bargained for! This place is huge, and is full of so much history and information. The entrance to the museum is at the back of the building though, so it may...More

Thank Catherine D
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

Informative, accessible and nicely presented. The staff are charming and helpful too. A great place to spend a couple of hours (and it's free).

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Charming little museum in the heart of Inverness. A little tough to find, but worth the effort. Has a fairly impressive collection of historical artifacts and the seemingly requisite exhibits of typical flora and fauna along with detailed explanations of each. This museum is child-friendly,...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

There are so many things to see and learn about Scotland, it is simply amazing. For children (small and big ones) are some really neat interactive displays, things to feel and touch. The staff is very, very helpful and attentive. Although the museum is free...More

Thank S W
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