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Address: Glencoe Village Main Street, Glencoe Village PH49 4HS, Scotland
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+44 1855 811664
10:30 - 16:30
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 16:30

Situated in the picturesque village of Glencoe, Glencoe & North Lorn...

Situated in the picturesque village of Glencoe, Glencoe & North Lorn Folk Museum is a must see for history enthusiasts and tourists alike. Housed in an Eighteenth Century thatched cottage, the museum collection includes a vast array of objects including costume and textiles, taxidermy, china and Jacobite memorabilia. The museum allows a unique insight into the rich, local history of Glencoe.

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Great place to introduce the history of the area. Different sections are explained in different rooms. Mind your head, the doorways are very low.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ravensburg, Germany
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Ravensburg, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to introduce the history of the area. Different sections are explained in different rooms. Mind your head, the doorways are very low.

Thank cmx51
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like the village of glencoe this place was amazing and we'll worth checking out if ever in the area. We had small children and they enjoyed it.

Thank Lynne R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great little museum run by volunteers with some fascinating displays. If you want £££££ displays and interactive this and that then it won't be for you (but why would you be in Glencoe anyway?). If you want a friendly museum with local interest then look no further.

Thank C E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I used to be a volunteer at the Museum so I got to see everything which was in the Museum. Lots of things with local History, and my favourite things to see used to be the wonderful dresses. The Museum itself is very picturesque from the outside having a beautiful thatched roof. Inside there is an abundance of things to... More 

Thank Elaine L
Cheddington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting little museum with artefacts from the past. The must do part of this museum is the harrowing tale of the massacre that took place at Glencoe. I still think about that now.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The museum is just in the middle of the main street. it is two cottages united with a number of outbuildings and has some lovely artefacts - dresses, equipment etc and some information about the Clearances and the massacre. a very friendly welcome and an admission of £3 for adults makes this a worthwhile venture.

Thank Penny G
United States
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We just accidentally happened upon this museum and were very happy we did. If you are interested in history its a great little place. Its in a genuine authentic thatched roof cottage in the village. Full of interesting bits of information and exhibits. Very reasonably priced. We arrived just as they were opening one morning and Heather M. was on... More 

Thank Noel C
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little museum, reasonably priced. It's full of exhibitions and items relating to the Highland way of life generally and mire specifically to Glencoe. Well worth a visit for all the history.

Thank Tracy P
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

While we were exploring Glencoe Village we stopped into the Folk museum to get out of the rain. The museum is located in a thatched cottage on the main street in Glencoe Village. There are several rooms and a few outbuildings filled with interesting objects and information boards. There are exhibits on the local area including the Balluchurish Quarry and... More 

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A small museum in a beautiful thatched cottage. Steeped in local history and full of interesting facts and items. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank Joanne B

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