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Highland Museum of Childhood

Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
+44 1997 421031
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very interesting

nostalgic it takes you back to you childhood re- childhood items and social history well worth a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
lindacB2170LR
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Southport, United Kingdom
Lots of information re station given by photos on walls

Quiet expensive, not all open, not what I expected as I had to walk all around reading info off... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
redzooby2018
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
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"cafe next door"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"worth a visit"
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"old style"
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"short film"
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"gift shop"
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"toys"
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"school"
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"childhood"
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"children"
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"memorabilia"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

nostalgic it takes you back to you childhood re- childhood items and social history well worth a visit

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet expensive, not all open, not what I expected as I had to walk all around reading info off posters

Thank redzooby2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stop and have a break staff are friendly and the warm homemade cheese scones are to die for along with hot chocolate this is well worth a visit

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

My grandfather was from this community, so I was eager to learn a bit about his highland childhood. It was fun to poke around and look at the pictures and artifacts. The helpful staff brought out some school pictures from the early 1900's so we...More

1  Thank Forresterich
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Cute little museum which host lots of toys and small history. If you have a bit of time, this is a great little stop over in Strathpeffer.

2  Thank EvaRasmussen
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lovely wee museum, very informative I onl wish I’d have had more time to read the wee blue folder at the beginning of the timeline history of the museum etc. It was free because of the time of year which is silly as we were...More

1  Thank Deborah T
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Great little museum. Interesting to see old fashioned toys and dolls house .Lots of information about childhood in bygone times. Staff very helpful and friendly

Thank Janet P
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This a very small museum and some areas were interesting. However there is a lot of rubbish in there too. Maybe I'm not old enough to appreciate the toys and found these areas disappointing. The stories and info on the walls I found interesting though

Thank Jemma D
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This was our first trip to Strathpeffer and we visited the Highland Museum of Childhood which is located at the old Victorian railway station. For adults it costs £3 to go in and have a look around the museum. It is a very small museum...More

2  Thank djb2002
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The museum is small but you don't really need all that much space for a time machine. It's actually almost indescribable how quickly the memorabilia pull one from the present into one's personal past. There is actually quite a lot more to look at than...More

1  Thank Pryst
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