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Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage

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Make sure you have enough time to visit

We were on a short visit to Cromarty and unfortunately did not have enough time to visit. If you do... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
DavidManchester107
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Manchester, United Kingdom
A fine visit to the home of an outstanding man

More should be known of Hugh Miller, a contemporary of Darwin and Wallace. This visit was fantastic... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Cangan
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Alresford, United Kingdom
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Hugh Millers Cottage Church Street, Cromarty IV11 8XA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had travelled by ferry to Cromarty intent in part of visiting this Cottage. Sadly when we arrived we were confronted by a Notice saying that "Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Cottage was closed for the day" Humphh!!! Given that the Notice was very well...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We were on a short visit to Cromarty and unfortunately did not have enough time to visit. If you do have don’t forget your National Trust card

Thank DavidManchester107
Reviewed 19 August 2018

More should be known of Hugh Miller, a contemporary of Darwin and Wallace. This visit was fantastic helped by a helpful NTS lady. I left determined to persue Millar’s writings to better understand the man

Thank Cangan
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Run by the National Trust of Scotland. Become a member to save admission. Various rooms and exhibits. Wonderful thatched roof.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Hugh Miller was famous in his day but came from the humble background of a stonemason born in Cromarty in part of this National Trust for Scotland property and he spent part of his married life in the house next door, also part of the...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Lots of history here and he was a very interesting man. Go to the museum and then to the house. You can up close the thatched roof.

Thank slcgal
Reviewed 23 April 2018

A must see in Cromarty, fascinating for the history, the building and the people. Will happily re-visit.

Thank Rittmr
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We spent a very profitable couple of hours in the museum, house and garden. We knew a little about this inspirational man before we visited, but learned a lot more during our visit.

Thank PeigiTownsend
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Comprises two building - The main house has a varied exhibition of geological secimens found by Hugh Miller spread over 3 floors. The adjacent cottage is furnished and cosy, it has been enhanced with small electric candles which give a good picture of what life...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a National Trust for Scotland Museum and visitor centre and altough it is quite small, it is very interesting to visit. Learn all about the life and tragic death of this fantastically talented man. There are also small gardens to look around. The...More

Thank CaroleBradford
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