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Great for reminiscing

We had a really nice visit to the former rec room of the school hostel, home to many during their... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
ronacame
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Very helpful

The staff went out of their way to assist with my search of family ancestors in Skye. Although... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Julie H
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Ottawa, Canada
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25 Oct 2017
“Great for reminiscing”
29 Sep 2016
“Very helpful”
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Explore the heritage of Skye and Lochalsh through our diverse collections. Whether your interest is local or family history, or you have a spare hour to browse our changing exhibitions, there is something to appeal to everyone. Due to on-going works...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dunvegan Road | Elgin Hostel, Portree IV51 9EE, Scotland
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+44 1478 614078
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had a really nice visit to the former rec room of the school hostel, home to many during their school years. The staff were very kind and helpful and there is an extensive archive of photos. Many old photographs of school days were available...More

Thank ronacame
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The staff went out of their way to assist with my search of family ancestors in Skye. Although they couldn't go back further than 1800's, the staff showed me some books that were very interesting.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The centre is closed for refurbishment, the WW1 exhibit can now be seen on the 1st floor of the library in the secondary school. It is small, but informative, we spent 30 minutes reading everything.

Thank bookworm48London
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Small single room exhibition, all about the WW1 and it's affect on the Island. Lots of 'artifacts', brought home, also 'Dead men pennies'. Been to many major museum and not seen, learnt as much. Hurry not on for long, would recommend.

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