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Meffan Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: 20 West High Street, Forfar DD8 1BB, Scotland
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+44 1307 476482
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Meffan marvel

The meffan is a small museum and gallery located in Forfar , it's central to the town and has no parking of it's own but the town itself has an abundance of free parking near by... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Forfar, United Kingdom
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Forfar, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meffan is a small museum and gallery located in Forfar , it's central to the town and has no parking of it's own but the town itself has an abundance of free parking near by. The gallery wasn't really of interest to my ten year old and was bypassed very quickly to the museum part of the building .... More 

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Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I do not live in Forfar, but I was born in Angus's County Town. The Meffan Institute, which is now the town's only Museum and Art Gallery, is nonetheless a place I have always kept an eye on ... visiting it and giving time to the ever-changing exhibitions there is one of the joys of living so close. Apart from... More 

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1 Thank Angus E
Forfar, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I pop in here on a regular basis. Always have something new and interesting on view. Good if you want an insight into Forfar and District. Local artis work also on show

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Thank Charlie03041952
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Visited to see the new temporary exhibition. Amazing body of work. Very thought provoking and interesting. Rest of displays are very good although they are looking a bit dated and tired. Staff excellent and very friendly

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Thank Kevin B
Scotland
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81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

It's a local wee museum- but well worth a visit - local culture. And historic artefacts - ever changing displays - a delightful museum and very friendly, helpful staff So if you have time .... get along to this place

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1 Thank Budgetglobetrotters
Forfar, Scotland, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Exhibitions change periodically and worth keeping a check what is on as often things of local interest

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Thank Cilia T
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Staff are always polite and helpful. The Pictish sculpted stones display is interesting. The re-created street scene brings a special historical atmosphere.

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Thank spiritoftheunicorn
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Great little local museum, free, with many fascinating artefacts, ranging from Pictish stones to the infamous witch trials of the area, all the way to local Forfar man Peter Reid and his world famous Rock, which made his fortune. I'd never heard of this world beater confection and neither had my wife who had lived in Forfar most of her... More 

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Thank StuK72
Aberdeen
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Went along to have a look around, there was supposed to be an exhibition on for the next week, I had seen it advertised but upon entering the upstairs rooms were closed and there were no exhibits to be seen downstairs. I was told to come back at the start of next month as things were being swapped around.

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Thank Sam12340
Scotland
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74 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

This is a very small, high quality attraction. The art exhibitions change regularly, so I try to pop in whenever I'm in town. My favourite was the statues gilded with sweetie wrappers! The museum exhibits are well displayed. I am so pleased my local taxes support this.

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