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Glencoe Folk Museum

Glencoe Village Main Street, Glencoe Village PH49 4HS, Scotland
+44 1855 811664
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Full of interesting things

While we were exploring Glencoe Village we stopped into the Folk museum to get out of the rain... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2016
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Glencoe Folk Museum

A small museum in a beautiful thatched cottage. Steeped in local history and full of interesting... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2016
Joanne B
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Situated in the picturesque village of Glencoe, Glencoe & North Lorn Folk Museum is a must see for history enthusiasts and tourists alike. Housed in an Eighteenth Century thatched cottage, the museum collection includes a vast array of objects including costume and textiles, taxidermy, china and Jacobite memorabilia. The museum allows a unique insight into the rich, local history of Glencoe.
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  • Average10%
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Glencoe Village Main Street, Glencoe Village PH49 4HS, Scotland
+44 1855 811664
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

While we were exploring Glencoe Village we stopped into the Folk museum to get out of the rain. The museum is located in a thatched cottage on the main street in Glencoe Village. There are several rooms and a few outbuildings filled with interesting objects...More

Thank Kiamom
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

A small museum in a beautiful thatched cottage. Steeped in local history and full of interesting facts and items. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed August 3, 2016

A small museum with a very helpful staff to explain the history of the area include the great massacre of the mid 1850's

Thank Andrea90401
Reviewed July 28, 2016

The museum consists of an old croft with a few outbuildings. I don't know if the person running the place when we visited is always there, but she was a fountain of knowledge about local history. Worth going just for the chat. There are artifacts...More

Thank Iambic
Reviewed July 25, 2016

With it's thatched roof and thatched out-houses, this museum built inside 2 cottages knocked into one, must hold an example of every piece of memorabilia you could wish to find in such a small village. And the building itself was so picturesque that I had...More

Thank paintingpicture
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Had a great visit on Saturday 23rd The museum is very interesting with lots of things to look at. Although it's small it's well worth a visit. You can tell it's well loved by the staff who work there. The young lady behind the desk...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is a small Museum filled with a lot of History of Glencoe, and was really very interesting, there were 2 very helpful young ladies there to ask any questions we may have had, enjoyed our visit

Thank Nora J
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Now, don't expect this to be on par with the national museum in Edinburgh. But still I commend this little village for putting this together. History fans will appreciate especially the presentation on the Glencoe Massacre. The rest of the museum is a collection of...More

Thank MikeSchmid1998
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Called on a quiet day. Lots to see in this ground floor cottage with other exhibits outside. Some fine exhibits about the massacre.

Thank 321terry
Reviewed June 18, 2016

An odd but interesting collection of items once used in the area, as well as a presentation about the massacre. Interesting, but not essential.

Thank Margot M
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Are small dogs allowed?
October 27, 2016|
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Response from 321terry | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know but I am sure that the friendly will be able to advise you call them. Alternatively, it may be safe to leave the dog in a safe place b beside the museum.