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Creetown Gem Rock Museum

Chain Road, Creetown DG8 7HJ, Scotland
+44 1671 820357
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Lots of stuff cramped into a small space but little attention to presentation so it's all basically... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Great little place to hide from the elements

We were camping near by and typically in Scotland the weather was a little ropey so we decided to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Chain Road, Creetown DG8 7HJ, Scotland
+44 1671 820357
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of stuff cramped into a small space but little attention to presentation so it's all basically uninteresting to non-geologists, and I think they won't like it either. The shop sells too many cheap trinkets and the tea shop has little variety and is overpriced....More

Thank dead_gringo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were camping near by and typically in Scotland the weather was a little ropey so we decided to pay a visit based on the recommendation from our campsite reception and were not disappointed! Although it looks rather small and unassuming from outside it is...More

Thank NEManvFood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to the museum as a child, 26 years ago. As we were in the area I decided to take my children (4 and 8) to visit. They really enjoyed it. It isn't very big but there is plenty to entertain you for a...More

Thank Anthea C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff at reception very friendly and knowledgeable about the area, also gave us some advice about activities we were looking to do. Great with the kids and had activity sheets to complete and get a prize at the end. Lovely place with some wonderful and...More

Thank ScotsJen81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based in an what feels like an old school this is effectively spit into 3 attractions, gem museum, shop, cafe. You can visit shop and cafe without admission fee and certainly the cafe is well above average and worth going out of way for some...More

Thank Solobay
Reviewed 30 June 2017

One of us hadn't visited for over 30 years, two for about 15 years and one not at all. It has expanded since previous visits and there's plenty to see in the collection of gemstones from those that are commonly known to some quite amazing...More

Thank RandJ P
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the museum. The collection on its own is stunning and well presented with some very rare stones. We had a toddler with us so it can sometimes be difficult to let them have a wonder round and see things,...More

Thank Tikitoura
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

By chance we found a tea room tucked behind the Gem and Rock Museum. We both enjoyed the coffee and the hospitality was superb. I can totally recommend the salted caramel Ice Cream. And Hubby had chocolate fudge cake which he also enjoyed. Nothing was...More

Thank Andie H
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Ok, excuse the pun but this little Museum with a wonderful cafe and shop is indeed a gem. The collection of rocks is amazing and well presented. We were warmly greeted by the owner of this family run museum and my budding young fossil and...More

Thank Galloway4
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely collection and kids loved looking round for the bunny rabbits in the collection for the quiz. They won a stone for finding them All. I got a lovely necklace and had yummy cakes in the cafe

Thank rms19833
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15 July 2017|
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Response from LancashireEllie | Reviewed this property |
Dogs not allowed inside no. But you are free to go in and out to check on them and the we had some lunch and sat outside with our dog.
Alyson D
13 April 2015|
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Response from Tim S | Property representative |
Hi Admissions 2015 Adults £5.00 Concessions are £4.50 Child £3.00 ( 5-15) Family Ticket is £13.50 (2 adults + 3 children) Tickets are valid for 2 weeks.