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Breadalbane Folklore Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Interesting. Check out Sant Fillan's relics

This place is run by volunteers and as quirky as it is I loved it. Happened to meet the gentleman... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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worth a look see

Despite Undiscovered Scotland stating - 'The Breadalbane Folklore Centre closed permanently at the... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
United Kingdom
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  • Terrible5%
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Main Street, Killin, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK21 8XE, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Given it average 'cos didn't want to be mean but we were there on a Sunday morning when it was advertised to be open but it wasn't. Note on the door did say may not open due to lack of available volunteers. So understandable but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This place is run by volunteers and as quirky as it is I loved it. Happened to meet the gentleman who runs it on the street and he opened it for us, while giving us lots of really good information and local tips. It may...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank madaboutravelsp
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is a difficult one to write about as on one side you have to commend people for trying save an historic (it’s not really that old but still worth saving) mill. On the other it’s a junk/charity shop that really detracts. Some displays showed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ret40
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Took a look in and around the Breadalbane Folklore Centre, whilst we stopped in Killin. Just over the bridge, the centre is situated in the old mill. You can still see the water wheel outside and the workings within. The centre has some local information...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Despite Undiscovered Scotland stating - 'The Breadalbane Folklore Centre closed permanently at the end of the 2011 season' we found it was in fact open when we stopped off to see the Falls of Dochart and glad we did too. Simple but informative and worth...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank bewrayer
Reviewed September 23, 2016

This is located to one side of Dochard Falls and is within the watermill. It is interesting to be able to see the wheel in action including the internal workings of the mill. It appears that the restoration is a work in progress so there...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank DonDav
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Small, on two floors, and requiring just ten minutes visit time, the Breadalbane Folkore Centre lies on the A827 right by the Falls of Dochart on the river Dochay. A working mill, on two floors, the centre provides local information, together with local crafts, cards,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank stephenjtwist
Reviewed July 23, 2015

We found this very interesting, & educational for younger people. The wheel outside was also interesting

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank LizMc1226
Reviewed June 25, 2015

We actually made a point to drive from Glencoe because the Scottish Tourist Board listed it as a place that held Clan MacGregor artifacts. My ancestors are MacGregors and I was very excited to see this. Please understand it's not far in miles but far...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Toni D
Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Lovely piece of history that locals are trying to preserve with a thrift store in ground floor and an arts and craft place on second floor. Go in and support the community!

2  Thank C_Crane_333
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