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Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

Drumnadrochit IV63 6TU, Scotland
+44 1456 450573
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This is a 5 star visitor attraction and retail complex. Loch Ness is already the most famous lake in the world but our aim is to make it better understood. This is achieved through a fully audio visually guided 35 minute tour. The presentation is theatrical in style and integrates the real tools and archive footage from four decades of research. As part of our educational remit, under 6s go free. The facts are objectively explained and whilst keeping the mystery centre stage, we place it in the context of the loch's very unusual properties. Thus we are endorsed by Scottish Natural Heritage as "A portal to the unique natural phenomenon that is Loch Ness". We offer a huge range of retail onsite and boat cruises on Loch Ness in the summer months. There is also a large cafe and restaurant attached to the site.
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+44 1456 450573
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We where staying nearby and drove past this place on the way back to the lodge. Popped in and was pleasantly surprised. This is basically a walk through with videos explaining all the activity taken place on the loch over the years. Some of the...More

Thank Martin R
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks Martin R for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave us a review. I am delighted that you were able to pop in for a visit and were pleasantly surprised. It's great that your visit has prompted you to find...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is over priced but it is actually not too bad .The videos were interesting enough but it was all about disproving the legend of the monster. Personally I like the mythology of the monster but I brought my own nessie for photos ....More

Thank Catherine R
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Catherine R for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave us a review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and found it interesting. As the base for the Loch Ness Project, we have to be truthful about the research and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this exhibition and it was explained there is more water in the Ness then all the water in England and Wales put together, we where told about the various myths and the truths a very enjoyable day out

Thank bazzer441
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Bazzer441 for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave us a review, I'm delighted that you enjoyed the exhibition and had a very enjoyable day out.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sceptic at first, but the offered information is well worth the visit. Gives perfect background on Loch Ness and all activities taken place, to find Nessie.

Thank Peter H
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks Peter H for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave us a review. I am pleased that you thought we were well worth a visit and gave you perfect background information on Loch Ness.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my wife called into the centre after our tour of Loch Ness. The entrance price was reasonable and although the tour wasn’t guided it was well presented, informative and easy to follow. The information was very informative and it’s well worth s visit...More

Thank billyWigan
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks BillyWigan for taking the time to come and leave us such a lovely review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the exhibition and found it to be well presented, informative, easy to follow and reasonably priced. Thank you for your personal recommendation which is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting exhibition, interactive. Shop, parking and cafe. Can book tickets for cruise on loch Ness.

Thank chimera600
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much! It's great that your children loved the visit and you were able to enjoy a cruise and go to the cafe and shops as well as the exhibition

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had low expectations and thought it would cheesy, but we were very happy with the centre and exhibition. The new displays are excellent. We loved the objective information posed. The facilities were clean and enjoyable.The staff were friendly and knowledgeable.More

Thank ravensoak
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much Ravensoak for your lovely review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I'm so pleased that the exhibition exceeded your expectations and that you were very happy with your visit and thought it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eight year old grandson wanted to Nessie hunt while on holiday so we went to this exhibition. Reasonably priced once concessions added and the tour is very informative but I came out not believing in Nessie any more, lol. Very scientific, which I think lost...More

Thank LynneMcC66
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks LynneMcC66 for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave us a review. I'm pleased that you thought the exhibition was well priced and very informative. Everything in the exhibition is the work of The Loch Ness Project and so I'm...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This exhibition was a pleasant surprise. We went in expecting something a bit kitsch and were pleasantly surprised. It is an very good exhibition which explores the " Nessie" phenomenon in a scientific and factual fashion. A definite to visit.

Thank Philip R
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Philip R for coming to Trip Advisor to leave us a review. I'm pleased that the exhibition was a pleasant surprise for you and that you would recommend it to others.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the different rooms for the different stages. It is a must see to go here, although quite far into the Loch, it is worth the time to get there. You can understand why it has so many awards for a tourist attraction.More

Thank Vernon R
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Vernon R for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave us a review. I'm delighted that you felt we are a "must see" venue and worth the time to get here, we are just 14 miles from Inverness on the...More

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15 July 2017|
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Response from LochNessCentre | Property representative |
Hi the price is £14 for adults, students and seniors and £10 for children aged 2-15 years. The cruise takes one hour and this includes transportation down to our harbour a few minutes away in our private minibus. To book... More
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ramblinggirl67
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Response from jabnolla | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The gift shop is in a different building on the left side. The exhibit exits towards that other building.
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Charley H
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Response from joanne12369 | Reviewed this property |
castle is fantastic 2/3 hrs is needed for a good look around xx exhibition about 1hr xx i didnt do boat trip xxx
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