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Wick Heritage Museum

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18-27 Bank Row | Lower Pulteneytown, Wick KW1 5EY, Scotland
+44 1955 605393
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What an amazing wee museum

This place is HUGE - much bigger inside than you'd expect with loads to look at and areas to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rhona H
Fascinating Museum

This museum is a wonderful and fascinating look at life in Wick, particularly their history of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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18-27 Bank Row | Lower Pulteneytown, Wick KW1 5EY, Scotland
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+44 1955 605393
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is HUGE - much bigger inside than you'd expect with loads to look at and areas to explore including information about the printing, fishing and photographic histories of the town. An enormous amount of work has gone into this museum and the £4...More

Thank Rhona H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a wonderful and fascinating look at life in Wick, particularly their history of fishing and boating. They also have the original light from the Noss Head lighthouse. Amazing! The building has numerous levels but flows well from one display area to another....More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don’t expect to do a quick visit! The place is packed with articles from the past. A particular joy is the vast array of vintage photos, very clear and detailed, which really shows what it was like. We spent a great couple of hours here....More

Thank drpetembe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant place! Welcoming and highly knowledgeable staff and a real trove of history. Leave plenty of time- it's much bigger than it looks.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum, so well laid out and there is plenty to see. The entrance fee is £4.00, the staff on duty were very enthusiastic and gave us an idea of what we would see. This is a real trip down memory lane...More

Thank allanmaciver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great local museum. The volunteers give you a personal tour thru so you don't get lost! Mostly on the history of wick

Thank drillerkc74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited yesterday great place for all the family. Staff very helpful and really enjoy telling you about the herring fleet that used to be there sadly not any more and what it used to be like long ago. Well worth the £4 admission fee.

Thank ALass48
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were told of this place and decided to visit. From the outside it looked like a little cottage. It was £4 each entry and what was inside left us flabbergasted. This is a treasure trove which is like the tardis. It's tiny on the...More

1  Thank KSparkle2017
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It is packed with interesting artefacts fom the past. I would recommend it to anyone. It is very educational and gives you a great insight in to the past history of Wick. and the fishing industry The staff are very friendly and helpful. A great...More

Thank anthonyfraser
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A lovely way to see the really history of wick we had a lovely visit and would recommend this to any one and all ready have

Thank Handbagdjc
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Roy S
1 December 2015|
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Response from Alastair g | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly, but it wasn't very much and it was well worth paying a little to experience the most comprehensive museum I've seen in a long time, if ever. You will not be sorry you visited.
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Roy S
1 December 2015|
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Response from Liz R | Reviewed this property |
Was a while back that I visited, they do have a web site so the information should be there. Sorry that I can not give you the information requested.
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