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Seems small but packed with interesting features

Don't just look at the exhibits which are inside, checkout the architecture of the building and the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
alphabaxter
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Scotland, Arkansas
local maritime history with some other foreign exhibitions

a great half day-out, lots of model ships, detailed maritine history of Inverclyde, upstairs mummy... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
AxxaTH
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Greenock, United Kingdom
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All reviews james watt ship building wonderful staff interesting displays art collection lovely building great history library sugar refurbishment mummy shut
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Currently (Jan 2019) the building is under repair. When it was open they had interactive hunts & playthings for the kids. It's scheduled to reopen later this year with a new name in time to celebrate 200 years since James Watt's death.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank J0hnH58
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

The museum was a bit small to be honest the exhibits were clear and informative hopefully one the refurbishment is done it will be much better.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank baldevl88
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The museum is closed for renovation. Some of the exhibits may be seen at the Inverclyde Heritage Center on Cathcart. Free admission.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barbaratQ5240GY
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Don't just look at the exhibits which are inside, checkout the architecture of the building and the internal design features as well.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank alphabaxter
Reviewed 26 February 2018

a great half day-out, lots of model ships, detailed maritine history of Inverclyde, upstairs mummy and insect display and other artefacts of exhibition. Famous James Watt sculpture in library around the corner. Museum and library closed in 2018 due to restauration

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AxxaTH
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Very lovely staff, they take time to explain and go through historical question above and beyond theumir usual tour. Very educative and a must see to all ages.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Galed A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

What a gem. This is a super little museum. Plenty of very interesting displays. You can spend 1/2 hour to 1/2 day in here. Great history of the area, from ship building to sugar and computing.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank davidjess1608
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely building, wonderful staff. The exhibits were fascinating and the art was breathtaking. A wonderful afternoon out

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank georgia l
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great museum to visit. Staff friendly and the art collection is worth seeing. Shame it has shut for refurbishment but look forward to going again when it is back up and running.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jimmypunter j
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Staff really good and question paper interesting for kids and great history about people from inverclyde

Date of experience: April 2017
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