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i looooooove this little place.

the museum shows so much of the islands history especially if you have family who lived there as i... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Brilliant

Great museum with lots of interesting items to look at and learn about. Staff were really lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shells2909
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the museum shows so much of the islands history especially if you have family who lived there as i did, my late mum used the two brass taps that were on the milk delivery cart that drove around the island nice to see them in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum with lots of interesting items to look at and learn about. Staff were really lovely and friendly to us and our kids. Nice little shop there too, not overpriced. £4 for adult admission and kids get in free. Will definitely go back next...More

Thank shells2909
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We visited the museum on our rainy day in Rothesay. It had a whole room devoted to the natural history...most important to me, so I loved that part. The other room was a mix of historically significant items very likely donated over time. It is...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

First visit this year and the pizzas are just as fresh, honest and flavoursome as before. New beer, 48 Ferries is a full-on experience: just 1 pint is a good idea, not only because of 5+ strength, Scalpsie Blond as refreshing as last year, but...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We hadn't heard too much about the museum before visiting, so we weren't too sure what to expect. In short, we had a great time and learnt a considerable amount. It's no surprise Bute has earnt the nickname 'The Unexplored Isle', there are thousands of...More

Thank D0n_Guerr
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is an old style museum and lecture hall which is used by the local natural history society. Three volunteers were a great help and guides. I had a great conversation about biology, plants and how they are affected by geology. There are a lot...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent Island history archaeology wild life etc. Fascinating model boat display. Well worth a visit. Central location opposite Rothesay Castle and next to Moat Leisure Centre. Five minutes walk from ferry and bus terminii

Thank brackenblair
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Not a very big museum but loads to see. Bygones, archeology,militaria and biology. I think they also sell dvd about the area. Only open three afternoons a week at this time of year

Thank patronxxx
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A family of five made up of myself, my young son, Gran, Gramps and my Uncle arrived on Rothsey after a sail on the Waverley on a very rainy, windy August Wednesday. Typical British summer time weather but where to go on such a wet...More

Thank jill p
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We spent couple of hours in here it was so interesting. lovely little museum and the lady at the desk was very informative.

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