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Bute Museum

Stuart Street, Rothesay, Scotland
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Fantastic hidden gem

A family of five made up of myself, my young son, Gran, Gramps and my Uncle arrived on Rothsey... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
jill p
Stirling, United Kingdom
hidden gem

We spent couple of hours in here it was so interesting. lovely little museum and the lady at the... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
sheena M
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Stuart Street, Rothesay, Scotland

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

A family of five made up of myself, my young son, Gran, Gramps and my Uncle arrived on Rothsey after a sail on the Waverley on a very rainy, windy August Wednesday. Typical British summer time weather but where to go on such a wet...More

Thank jill p
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We spent couple of hours in here it was so interesting. lovely little museum and the lady at the desk was very informative.

1  Thank sheena M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Called in, primarily to do something indoors out of the rain and found a really interesting little place to learn more about the island. Lots of information and exhibits detailing the history and at £4 for adults with children free reasonably priced. My 11 year...More

Thank HJH242
Reviewed 8 June 2017

You can go back hundreds of years see all the old items from way back when loads of things for the children to see all the birds and wildlife, see the victorian bikes and old council chamber chairs and pictures facinating

Thank cbb49
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This was a very interesting museum. It was well laid out and there were good explanations easily understood. A very enjoyable visit.

Thank moragrothach
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Step back in time. One of the smallest mueums probably in Scotland, opposite Rothesay Castle. 2 rooms with displays that are quaintly presented. Has some interesting and relevant local artefacts. Not a long visit.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This museum is fantastic. It is very low entry fee and full of great exhibits and artefacts. This really is an old school museum where you just look around, although the lady at the reception was invaluable and a mine of local information – very...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Good local museum, showing history of the area. Hands on areas for the children, Wild life, archaeology, and history. There is a charge for entry. The staff are welcoming and friendly. As its near the castle why not do both.

Thank remmingtonLeeds
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Just a little bit up the hill from the castle - 7 minutes walk from seafront. Small but full of many fascinating items. Very well laid out.

Thank BuddyES
Reviewed 18 September 2016

For a small museum it had much to see and appreciate. Lovingly compiled and looked after by enthusiastic staff. Some fascinating history and information about the island, and a great collection of stuffed animals. Especially liked the hands on areas for children to see and...More

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