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Meffan Museum and Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Well worth a visit

OOTANABOOT walking team visited here on Halloween, especially to learn more about the Forfar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brechin, Scotland
One County, Angus ... And Seven Toons Within.

Had a spare hour in Forfar today, thought to re-visit this fine wee Museum and Art Gallery to see... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
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20 West High Street, Forfar DD8 1BB, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

For such a small town this is a brilliant museum with a great selection of artefacts.There is an interesting section regarding local 'witches'.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

OOTANABOOT walking team visited here on Halloween, especially to learn more about the Forfar Witches. The exhibit along with all the others were well received, so much that some did not want to leave. I particularly enjoyed the art work, but there again maybe the...More

Thank Jay63
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Had a spare hour in Forfar today, thought to re-visit this fine wee Museum and Art Gallery to see what they've got for interested lads like myself. The immediate exhibition, as you walk through the automatic doors that open on to the forward-stepping visitor, I...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

A great local museum , many items of interest. Great interpretation. Friendly and professional and informative staff ( well down to the Council). I suggest that you give a wee donation to keep the doors open. It is a hidden gem.

Thank highlandgardener
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We explored Forfar on our first day in Scotland and came across the Meffan Museum. What a pleasure, it was understated but so worthwhile. Our entire family really enjoyed the experience and seeing the stones

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 6 June 2018

There are 5 cross-slabs here, plus 12 fragments excavated in 1995. These artifacts portray the true history of Angus, Scotland. Meffan in Forfar is one of the most significant stops on a tour of 12 sites of Pictish symbol stones from the 6th through the...More

Thank VioletRoss
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Out for a KFC in Forfar last Thursday with a quarter of our grandchildren quota, the two boys both expressed a desire to visit "The Meffan" whilst in town. I've had them there before and they just love the Auld Farfar Street exhibit and The...More

Thank 950anguse
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Looked in and found myself the only visitor today (Rabbie Burns Day) ... in fact, apart from me and the fine and cheery, chatty lad behind the desk, the place was all but deserted. However, the order of the day was another interesting wee exhibition,...More

Thank 950anguse
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Really poor show this Xmas. I usually have several pieces to pick from and I buy on a regular basis. This time it just lacked variety and was a shadow of previous years. Lot less artists submitting. Hopefully the summer exhibition will pull it back.

Thank garryjForfar
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

On this the last week in October I found myself in the rare but happy position of having time to kill and fortuitously able to park my car right outside the door of The Meffan Museum in Forfar. So in I went to check up...More

Thank 950anguse
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Really well laid out museum. Not too sure about the art instillation but standing stone, bridal exhibits and shops were great

Thank herries2116
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