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“Interesting”
Review of Rotunda Museum

Rotunda Museum
Ranked #18 of 85 things to do in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
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Scotland
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164 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed January 26, 2013

Seen the Rotunda building for many years when visiting Scarborough as a child so interested to learn on recent visit that it was now a museum demonstrating the coast line, dinosaurs etc.
As noted by previous reviewers it could do with more explanation and it is very dimly lit - suspect that is due to the age of some of the fragile items.
It was free admission the day we went (some of the gallery was closed for work)...in way I'm pleased it was as the admission price was quite steep and I think I'd have been less impressed.
Great to see the building being used

Visited January 2013
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English first
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Small but lovely”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Took our grand daughter to dinosaur exhibition - she wasn't sure at first but the friendly staff helped!! She was soon joining in the activities and asked one of the staff if she could go back and look round again. Thanks for a lovely visit

Visited August 2012
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Thank Kaz F
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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

Enjoyed the different displays clearly visible but the lighting is very disappointing, dimly lite making it difficult to clearly view everything. Some of the displays require input and good interaction is needed. Some of the displays clearly show what good efforts ar made to make it easier to view it.

Visited December 2012
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fantastic museum.”
Reviewed December 10, 2012

The interactive exhibits and that it was sutiable for adults and children, even my 3 year old.
Lovely building, nice staff and great toilet facilities

Visited October 2012
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Tickhill, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“waste of money”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

nothing there of interest to children. largely fossils. the dinosaur exhibit only has dinosaur footprints in fossils.

Visited November 2012
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