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Elgin Museum

1 High Street, Elgin IV30 1EQ, Scotland
+44 1343 543675
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Lovely

Worth the stop if you are there. The staff and museum are lovely and the mummy is really cool. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RachelEJC
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Jersey City
Asset to Elgin and hats off to volunteers who keep it running well.

I just had to look at the only negative comment by Lesley who seems to have had a bad hair day as... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
mikeesson
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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Elgin Museum is owned and managed by The Moray Society. The Museum’s collections are housed in a Category A listed building at the east end of Elgin High Street, Moray, in the North East of Scotland. Here you can see objects from all over the world, with a special focus on Moray, and from all periods of history and prehistory from before the dinosaurs to the present day. Please explore our website to find out more about the Museum: changing exhibitions, school visits, family events, lectures, resources for heritage and collections research, as well as how to hire our beautiful building as a venue for weddings and other special events. We are open to visitors between April and October, however we are open throughout the rest of the year by appointment.
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“no lift” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1 High Street, Elgin IV30 1EQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the stop if you are there. The staff and museum are lovely and the mummy is really cool. It is a. Is it that can be fast or slower, we were meeting our ride so did not have much time but interesting.

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

I just had to look at the only negative comment by Lesley who seems to have had a bad hair day as her profile only has one review in total: Elgin museum. Elgin museum is one of few where you can visit more than once...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

We spent a fabulous time looking around, The Moray Society Elgin Museum, which is situated at 1 High Street,Elgin Moray,Telephone 01343 543675 or you can email www.elginmuseum.org.uk.The opening times are April to October Monday-Friday 10am-5pm,Saturday 11am-4pm,Closed on Sunday,out of hours group visits can be arranged...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Beautiful small musuem with a lot of different exhibitions.You can see a lot of local culture.Maybe is a perfect visit with children.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Great museum! Friendly staff and a lot of exploration available. Well worth the entry price! Hope to return soon.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Why on earth close for the winter? Looked the museum up in Google which said it was open today. The sign outside days open 10am to 5pm. It does not say it is only certain months. A lady going in (to work?) said "we're closed...More

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Janet T, Museum Volunteer at Elgin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

I am very sorry to hear about your experience yesterday. Our own website home page gives the opening hours for 2017 and says we would be closing on 5th November, and that we are open at other times by appointment. Our permanent poster in the...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Visited the museum for the first time in April this year and made a point of going back whilst in the area today. We were keen to see the Peruvian mummy again. It's brilliant! An exhibit to rival those of many bigger, better known museums....More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This museum is well worth a visit. We spent over two hours in here, it looks small but there is more on display than first appears! The staff were very friendly and happy to give more information on any of the exhibits. There were also...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Spent an hour or so exploring the historical relics here. It is well laid out, staff are very helpful, lots of interesting stories and a welcome respite from the cold and rain outside!

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Hands down one of the best small museums I've been to. A really fascinating array of things in the collection, really friendly staff, did not disappoint.

Thank AdelaideAynsley
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