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Rothesay's hidden gem

I love this museum and every time I visit I always find something new. Yesterday it was the World... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick O
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Port Bannatyne, United Kingdom
Lisa Smith

Definitely worth taking time to visit this fascinating wee museum A fantastic job at bringing the... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this museum and every time I visit I always find something new. Yesterday it was the World War 1 display with all the soilders of Bute who died. And the youngsters treasure hunt for Dinosaurs. Great

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth taking time to visit this fascinating wee museum A fantastic job at bringing the history of Bute alive with exhibits from Neolithic, Viking and modern times. Also a really nice representation of the islands wildlife Lovely well informed staff who made the visit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cracking local museum. Great for a visit with children. Staff are always welcoming. Lots of local history and curators are happy to engage in a chat about the exhibits.

Thank Hazel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very interesting, we both loved the seal, showed video of isle which was interesting.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A small local museum which bigs out on local history. Just what a small island needs to help locals and visitors alike to learn about their heritage. A really helpful custodian who would have chatted all day, given the chance! Great place to spend an...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We enjoyed our look around the museum, but we only spent 30 minutes before we were out again. The natural history section - stuffed birds and animals - was quite interesting.

Thank drjohn030151
Reviewed 28 August 2018

From the outside I thought this wouldn't be much value for money, but gave it a chance due to the torrential rain! When I walked in I thought there was only one part of to the museum which was the history part but was pleasantly...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We really enjoyed our trip to the museum. Bute is an island with a rich geography (if you wander through the gardens adjacent to the pavillion on the seafront you'll find it sits on the highland fault line) and there is a lovely explanation and...More

Thank DizzyFishes
Reviewed 7 August 2018

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

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 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

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