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Isle of Arran Heritage Museum

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Address: Brodick, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1770 302636
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10:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 16:30
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This museum allows visitors to walk through original buildings from the...

This museum allows visitors to walk through original buildings from the island's distinctly issolated history and view everyday objects from 19th-century life.

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Very interesting!

Went there with my family, we all thought it was very interesting. My10 year loved the old phone exchange. Very reasonable.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
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Edinburgh
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Edinburgh
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Went there with my family, we all thought it was very interesting. My10 year loved the old phone exchange. Very reasonable.

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Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great museum that is very accessible and easy to move around. The tea room serves good good and the shop has ago old variety of goods for sale. Interesting exhibits provide plenty of food for thought and the archives provide a good service. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Ann L
Dundee, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Delightful Museum run mostly by Volunteers. Very informative about old Arran, lots of information, exhibits, and farm machinery from a byegone era. Also a nice tearoom, with good soup!

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Thank grace m
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an amazing, vibrant museum which explains, communicates and celebrates the Isle of Arran. It is very wide-ranging and almost everything is "hands-on" with good descriptions of usage and context. There are many examples of donations by local people (photos,and stories, not just artefacts) which makes the museum dynamic. We spent 2 hours here but could have spent a... More 

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Thank 575Paul
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This museum tells how life was like in the past. lots of things to look at. it would be good for children, something of lnterest for them as well.. also a nice clean and fresh tea room....

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Lovely museum which has been well thought out and provides something of interest for everyone. beautiful spot and kept in excellent condition. lovely tearoom, some interesting sculptures and lots of interesting information and stories about the island.

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Thank Ann W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very interesting and informative. Nice tearoom. Food very good and staff friendly. Worth a visit. The kids would like the old tractors outside.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

What was interesting to me was their history of the removal of tennant farmers by the landowners. A sad and interesting tale.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This takes you back over the years. Very interesting of the Gone by Days. I am sure the kids would enjoy at the wonder of this place. One cannot think how our ancestors and the hardships they went through. Archaeology and History and how they worked the farmlands

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a fairly basic museum. I found the section on the Second World War with the location of aircraft crashes interesting. Otherwise it is fairly average. The tearoom was very good.

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