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Tolbooth Museum

| Old Quay, The Harbour, Stonehaven, Scotland
+44 7512 466329
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Ecleptic Mix

Lots of random items ordered into groups to give a feel of life in Stonehaven through the ages... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Celt141
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Fareham, United Kingdom
A gem!

It looked like a boring little museum that doesn't charge for entrance. But inside it was a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dleemurray
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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| Old Quay, The Harbour, Stonehaven, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of random items ordered into groups to give a feel of life in Stonehaven through the ages. Some areas really work well. There is something for everyone but you have to look.

Thank Celt141
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It looked like a boring little museum that doesn't charge for entrance. But inside it was a treasure trove of information and history. The custodian provided as much entertainment as information. If you are in Stonehaven, GO HERE. I cannot recommend it too highly.

1  Thank dleemurray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit especially if your over 50 as you will recognise a lot of the items and very friendly staff.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I still don't know why I went here... The staff are friendly. The kids are running around looking for dinosaurs. The rest of the adults are more like - hmmm what a very random collection of objects? The display cabinets just seem to be filled...More

Thank Garfield_1990
Reviewed 1 September 2017

this is a free place to visit near to the harbour. It is run by volunteers and has an assortment of antique collections. It also houses a large presentation of the New Year Fire ball ceromony including a video and exhibits of the fire balls....More

Thank Ursula B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We paid a visit to the Tolbooth Museum yesterday afternoon, which happens to be Stonehaven's oldest building. Not a huge museum, all set out on the ground floor level, but nonetheless some very interesting and unusual exhibits. Interesting to see the little cell, and read...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Not much to it but you can spend 20 minutes or so having a look around. Staff friendly. There's a few Tolbooths in the wider area, the one in Aberdeen is more comprehensive but if you're down by the harbour then it's worth going in,...More

Thank Trevola
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this museum and I would definitely recommend this. Interesting information on Stonehaven and surrounding area, Dunnottar school and a DVD on the fireballs. My daughter participated in a 'find the dinosaur' activity which was great to do where you had to find 10...More

Thank lynn c
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The tolbooth is small but in a good location. We have been before and it is still the same inside. My kids love the mangle outdide the most. Typical.

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A great little treasure trove of local history and beyond. Helpful and friendly staff too as I was "turning the screw".

1  Thank PAM141007
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