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A gem of an information centre

This place is an info centre, bookshop, gift shop, community hub, education centre, museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary M
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Really interesting and great volunteers!

Lovely wee gem of a museum! We were so surprised that so much information and interest was crammed... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
littledormouse
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Arisaig, Arisaig, Scotland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My partner and I popped in just because. We are both happy we did. This tiny museum offers a wealth of information about the history of the area.

1  Thank Katie C
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

Small museum with bland material but worst of all, scary lady who gave the most unwelcoming greeting ever. Very intimidated!!

2  Thank RCG-UK
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is an info centre, bookshop, gift shop, community hub, education centre, museum, activity centre and source of knowledge about everything in the area. Wonderful place, wonderful volunteer staff.

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Lovely wee gem of a museum! We were so surprised that so much information and interest was crammed into such a small space. Fantastic resources on the local history of the area, flora and fauna and especially the impact of the two World Wars. Binoculars...More

Thank littledormouse
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is small but full of information. There are displays on local wildlife (including binoculars for you to view the harbour wildlife) and information about the history of the area. There is a book swap for fiction books and loads of resource books to...More

Thank Tilly105
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Have to be honest, we were camping and the rain was relentless so this was one of our escape form the tent days, however, it was a very welcoming, charming and interesting little centre. Learnt something of the area and the history and some beautiful...More

Thank Jo T
Reviewed 6 July 2018

If you are in the Arisaig area this place is well worth a visit with very helpful staff and lots of local information. Thank you

Thank Murray R
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Really interesting wee museum - I found the bit about the Czech espionage trainees very interesting!! They also have a substantial childrens' section to keep the little ones entertained, lots of great little activities. Also nice little shop with local produce too. The volunteer was...More

Thank htravel527
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A small Museum / Visitor Centre / Information centre staffed by volunteers with something to interest everyone - and it's free to enter !

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The area is steeped in history and this small centre does it justice. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The centre is even open on bank holidays. Admission is free. It is planning to expand in order to display more and have a larger...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Very interesting museum about all aspects of the area and a shop selling very good books of all kinds, and locally made crafts and paintings. Staffed by knowledgeable and helpful volunteers.

Thank wendyedmond
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Well worth a visit. It is free but please make a donation as it is a splendid font to go to for local knowledge staffed by friendly local volunteers, especially if you want to know about the S.O.E. ask for Henrik!

Thank Penwyllt
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Just seen this !...Its staggering why anyone would ask given its New Years Day being enquired about ? AND in Scotland after Hogmany Really?? We have family who work in the industry and maybe ask would you want to get out of... More
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