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Maggie Law Maritime Museum

William Street, Gourdon DD10 0LW, Scotland
+44 1561 361855
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Brilliant small museum

This small museum is a total gem, the history of the fishing industry in this village is thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Eastendmac
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Gourdon, United Kingdom
Great museum

Looks small on the outside but it has a very good display. Great view of the sea too. The... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
shuzhenk
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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William Street, Gourdon DD10 0LW, Scotland
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+44 1561 361855
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This small museum is a total gem, the history of the fishing industry in this village is thoroughly detailed and the exiting life of the Maggie Law too

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Looks small on the outside but it has a very good display. Great view of the sea too. The volunteers who run the museum are very friendly and informative. Kids had a great time as the volunteers really took the time to talk to them...More

Thank shuzhenk
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

This place is like the Tardis, its small on the outside but full of things to see, information all with a story to tell of the sea and the village with lots of personal contributions and stories. Well worth a visit.

Thank Tim S
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Tells the story of its community - the fishing village of Gourdon. Run by friendly volunteers. On two floors, the upper one with a view out to sea. Free, but donations welcome. Even have an audio guide you can use. Check opening times before you...More

Thank rogerlwhite
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stopped off at Gourdon with my wife last Saturday during our coastal drive north. Visited the Maggie Law Maritime Museum where we were immediately greeted by a very enthusiastic volunteer, who immediately went on to explain about the museum. There are various audio tracks about...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We visited this place while visiting Gourdon. The ladies were lovely and very helpful and informative. However the bottom line it was an old lifeboat and no different from any other similar attraction.

1  Thank Jim D
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great little museum showing the history of the fishing industry in the area and the role played by the local lifeboats and crew during that time. So much interesting stuff packed into a small area. Well worth a visit but check it's open before making...More

1  Thank Anne W
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

must say I was greeted by dave ramsay when visiting the museum.excellant man.a pleasure to have met him.very welcoming.

1  Thank BoazScotland
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is staffed by volunteers and isn't open all the time - check opening times. From memory it's afternoons Thursday - Sunday. There is so much packed into this old lifeboat station relating to the maritime history of the area. The guides are very...More

2  Thank Stupidname
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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place there's a lot to see It's only opened at certain times But the history is good and interesting Definitely worth a visit

3  Thank John C
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