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Groam House Museum

High Street, Rosemarkie IV10 8UF, Scotland
+44 1381 620961
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Small free and interesting museum

As the title says its a small but interest museum. Worth a visit if in the area. A nice shop... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
domo_leeds
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Crammed full of history

Free to enter and easy to find. Helpful guide on duty talked about some of the artifacts on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ionay1
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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An award winning museum dedicated to the Picts and to displaying and interpreting the stunning examples of their sculptural art found in Rosemarkie, including the magnificent Rosemarkie cross-slab. The museum also cares for the George Bain Collection, which has been Recognised as being of National Significance, and is a Visit Scotland 4-star visitor attraction. The museum shop stocks high quality gifts with Celtic and Pictish themes. There are activities for children and videos to watch as well as a suite of interactive computer programmes.
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High Street, Rosemarkie IV10 8UF, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As the title says its a small but interest museum. Worth a visit if in the area. A nice shop and there was a lovely lady working there when we visited.

Thank domo_leeds
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to enter and easy to find. Helpful guide on duty talked about some of the artifacts on display. Watched short film about Pictish history and places to visit. Good collection of huge carved stones. Got a chance to play a small harp and was...More

Thank ionay1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small museum but with a lot of interesting things. Free admission. Helpful staff to explain things if you wish

Thank susan_speirs
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Run by enthusiastic volunteers, this little museum focuses mainly on Pict history, as I first learnt from a newly-published book: Exploring the NC500. Now understand why the Glenmorangie whisky company chose the celtic design behind its image. Upstairs are the records and pictures related to...More

Thank Eddy B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were fortunate enough to have Allistair on duty when we arrived at the Museum. He provided us with a large amount of interesting details regarding the carvings and their histories. So happy that we stopped by. It is not a large museum but you...More

1  Thank Maggie4852
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Groam House in Rosemarkie Scotland is a beautiful little museum, well worth stopping for if you enjoy Pictish or Celtic artwork. The two-story building contains several carved stones downstairs and a rotating exhibition upstairs. We were lucky to visit in May '17, when the exhibition...More

1  Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This tiny museum is packed with information and relics of the Picts. Run by volunteers it Is beautifully maintained. Free entry, donations welcome. On the day I visited there was a display and talk on harps. Unfortunately I didn't have time to stay for the...More

1  Thank minseee
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I visited here yesterday as a last minute decision, and I am so glad that i did. what a marvellous place. Wish i could have spent more time there. The displays are thought provoking & the little gift shop delightful. The ladies who work there...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

popped in when passing through and found the small museum interesting, covering more than expected. The volunteer assistant was very helpful and friendly

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Found this wee place by accident and so glad we did. Really interesting museum. Beautifully laid out. Admission is free but they rely on donations so please give generously. There was a lovely lady who volunteers there. She was very helpful and full of interesting...More

1  Thank Blucat164
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