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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Castle Wynd, Inverness, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 237114
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give...

This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give visitors a more complete picture of Inverness's complex history. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm. Open May Day. Monday 6th of May 2013.

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Well worth a visit

The museum and gallery are free admission and well worth a visit. The Museum is well laid out, with many artefacts of interest, including Pictish stones and a large room devoted... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

The museum and gallery are free admission and well worth a visit. The Museum is well laid out, with many artefacts of interest, including Pictish stones and a large room devoted to Jacobites. The contemporary art gallery has a changing programme of exhibitions so well worth looking in on a regular basis. The Inverness Museum and Art Gallery has very... More 

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Fort Augustus, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

For all the tourists (and locals) who want to better understand Scotland or their Scottish heritage, this museum is a little pearl. Free, I always give a donation for the staff good work.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

This is a small museum, but interesting in all kinds of ways. The shop offers a variety of Pictish-style jewellery, which would make a nice present for someone on your return.

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scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Enjoyed our visit here. Very interesting and not what i expected. So many different aspect,s about the area. Could go back as there were so much to take in 1st time.

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Inverness
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Really enjoyed the museum and artifacts.as I have a keen interest in local history.was keen to see what was on offer.museum is closed on Sunday and Monday.lovely coffee shop too.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Well worth the effort of visiting the museum has a dazzling array of artifacts from prehistoric and more recent local history. Daughter who is 7 was engaged throughout.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

The museum has very thorough exhibits on all aspects of life in the Highlands and Inverness. Everything from geology to the Clearances. More actually than one can absorb in one visit. The only drawback is the unattractive building. Just a big concrete block. Too bad as the museum is located right near Inverness Castle overlooking the river and could have... More 

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Alloa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Staff at the museum were very welcoming and helpful. On our holiday we were keen to find indoor activities with young children and this museum and gallery were perfect for a morning or afternoon. There was a wonderful display of animals, some of which were out with cases and children were allowed to stroke their coats. There was also an... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Free entry. Interesting museum and gallery, close to Inverness Castle and great option for a rainy day. Has a varied display. Cafe on site as well.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Nice friendly modern museum informative,found out a few things I did not know about my own country!child friendly helpful staff very enjoyable

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