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Dunbeath Heritage Centre

Dunbeath Heritage Centre Old School, Dunbeath KW6 6ED, Scotland
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Very helpful

We stopped here hoping to track some family history and the ladies were really helpful... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Glynis2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Beautiful Centre

We stopped in to look up some family history and were very impressed by the centre. It had a lovely... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Michaela M
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Dunbeath Heritage Centre Old School, Dunbeath KW6 6ED, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

We stopped here hoping to track some family history and the ladies were really helpful. Unfortunately there was no heating so we didn't stay as long as we had intended however there was a definite desire to find us as much information as possible and...More

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DunbeathHeritage, Manager at Dunbeath Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We are always glad to be of assistance. We are very keen to improve our heating and insulation situation! In an old building, on a windy day, it is worse, so this year we aim to improve the situation. A...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to look up some family history and were very impressed by the centre. It had a lovely exhibit and very kind staff. Stop if you have time.

Thank Michaela M
DunbeathHeritage, Manager at Dunbeath Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 7 May 2016

Wild and windswept Dunbeath has a huge history and it isn't all peaches and cream! This part of Scotland saw clearances and strife against the weather elements over the past centuries. Some of this is recounted in this small tribute to the areas human past....More

2  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I cannot thank the curator at the Dunbeath museum enough for the assistance I received in tracing my family roots in Dunbeath!! As it turns out the museum is housed in the school house that my grandmother would have attended. Lots of interesting history of...More

4  Thank getawaygirl109
Reviewed 6 October 2015

My mother was born in Dunbeath and we decided to make it a stop on our tour of Northern Scotland. Having identified the opening times the previous evening we arrived 5 minutes before the official opening time, and finding the doors already open we went...More

Thank escargo2k
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Only stopped by briefly in the course of a walk, and didn't get to see it properly, but I reckon it's worth going just for the art installations (by Tim Chalk, Alexander Hamilton and others) and for the bookshop, which stocks the complete works of...More

Thank Gwandryas
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Closed on Sundays. Guide books say open all week. A leaflet stuck in the window of the centre stated it was open all week. But no. A tourist attraction shut on a Sunday? I thought this kind of Scotland faded away in the 1960s. Still,...More

Thank PolScot
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This was a great little center and gave you a great history using a map of the area drawn on the floor so you follow the path. This center is small but you get a good idea of the history of the area and people....More

3  Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Oh that every community had such a facility. This really is a very good visitor centre which combines excellent local artwork, history, geology and good books. Mrs Gunn, the custodian we spoke to was very knowledgeable and took the time to talk to us about...More

2  Thank darkisle
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This is a small but very interesting visitor centre which is full of interesting historical facts about the surrounding area. What a good ideaa to use the old school building to house it. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable and made us very welcome....More

2  Thank Charles H
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