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“Not your average museum!”
Review of Ship Space

Ship Space
Ranked #16 of 87 things to do in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Free. 10am - 3pm. Includes 1:10 scale Titanic model and exhibit.No parking, drop-off only. Nearest parking Telford St Retail Park.
Inverness, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Not your average museum!”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

This "museum" is an unofficial one which has been created as a labour of love in the private house and garden of an eccentric Titanic enthusiast.. Most of the house and garden grounds have been turned over to Titanic and other ship memorabilia. There is a 12 metre model of Titanic with steam emerging from a funnel as well as real boats including a lifeboat. Inside the boats and the building are extensive displays of press cuttings, old photographs and diagrams of the Titanic, re-creations of crews quarters, ships compass and wheels, and video displays and recorded sounds of steam ship engines. It's all a bit quirky and home made but we learned a lot about the Titanic on this visit. The "museum" is free but a donation the RNLI is always welcome. You have to park at the retail area about 200m along the road but the walk is worth it or there is a drop off point at the premises. Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2013
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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“Amazing quirky museum - a must visit!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

This place is just fantastic! So quirky and unusual! We had the pleasure of meeting the owner who clearly has a passion for his collection of Titanic memorabilia and a fascination with everything about the ship and her story, as well as all things nautical. Really really worth a visit if you are in the area. Park at the Lock area and walk along the waterside past the boats, then down the garden path past 'Titanic' herself to enter. Great stuff!

Visited August 2013
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Titanic review”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Our trip thru the Titanic exhibition/museum was very enjoyable. the layout and tour itself was very informative. I would recommend tour anyone visiting the area.

Visited July 2013
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“MUST SEA!”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

This is the SHIP!
my flat mate was never boatred with this museum. It has a MASSive effect on his life. Oh Bhoy was he impressed. The friendly captain really broke the ice. iT COSTS NOTHING SO its better than a sail. Good washroom facilities. Enjoy a cup of tea, Under the sea. I hear its making waves in the local community. It wasnt a Leonardo decrapio it was a Kate winnerslet. Head to the titanic museum restaurant and sink a few with your crew mates! The pictures are just the tip of the ice berg.



says my flatmate

Visited May 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“The vision on a man living the dream, you've got to see this place.”
Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

We stumbled upon this 'museum' whilst walking along the canal towpath, and we're so glad we did!

The other reviews cover most of it, go visit when you're in Inverness, it's free and you'll leave with a great outlook on life and people who follow their own dreams and passions!

Visited August 2013
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