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Dunbeath Heritage Centre

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Tea room on the beach

Just basic snacks very handy for a walk with the dogs then a cupper and a cake nik naks on sale a... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Dave B
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Rogart, United Kingdom
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Very evocative museum

Interesting museum, run by volunteers. Go past the day centre though! Based on an aboriginal idea... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
drpetembe
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Wickham Market
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Dunbeath Heritage Centre Old School, Dunbeath KW6 6ED, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Well presented: informative; covered pre-historic Pictish - early Christian history. Displays of local life; Neil Gunn, novelist. 1942 aircrash when Duke of Kent died; 7th Century Pictish stone carvings; swords, stone axes, flint arrow heads. Displayed in modern style with extra info available if desired....More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Just basic snacks very handy for a walk with the dogs then a cupper and a cake nik naks on sale a welcoming little place

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Interesting museum, run by volunteers. Go past the day centre though! Based on an aboriginal idea apparently, with a map on the floor tracing out a local author’s novel. Also has a stone with Pictish symbols. Very helpful volunteer; we were his only visitors so...More

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DunbeathHeritage, Manager at Dunbeath Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for your response. We are pleased you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We stopped here hoping to track some family history and the ladies were really helpful. Unfortunately there was no heating so we didn't stay as long as we had intended however there was a definite desire to find us as much information as possible and...More

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DunbeathHeritage, Manager at Dunbeath Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We are always glad to be of assistance. We are very keen to improve our heating and insulation situation! In an old building, on a windy day, it is worse, so this year we aim to improve the situation. A...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to look up some family history and were very impressed by the centre. It had a lovely exhibit and very kind staff. Stop if you have time.

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DunbeathHeritage, Manager at Dunbeath Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 7 May 2016

Wild and windswept Dunbeath has a huge history and it isn't all peaches and cream! This part of Scotland saw clearances and strife against the weather elements over the past centuries. Some of this is recounted in this small tribute to the areas human past....More

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Reviewed 4 November 2015

I cannot thank the curator at the Dunbeath museum enough for the assistance I received in tracing my family roots in Dunbeath!! As it turns out the museum is housed in the school house that my grandmother would have attended. Lots of interesting history of...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

My mother was born in Dunbeath and we decided to make it a stop on our tour of Northern Scotland. Having identified the opening times the previous evening we arrived 5 minutes before the official opening time, and finding the doors already open we went...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2015

Only stopped by briefly in the course of a walk, and didn't get to see it properly, but I reckon it's worth going just for the art installations (by Tim Chalk, Alexander Hamilton and others) and for the bookshop, which stocks the complete works of...More

Thank Gwandryas
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Closed on Sundays. Guide books say open all week. A leaflet stuck in the window of the centre stated it was open all week. But no. A tourist attraction shut on a Sunday? I thought this kind of Scotland faded away in the 1960s. Still,...More

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