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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Castle Wynd, Inverness, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 237114
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give...

This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give visitors a more complete picture of Inverness's complex history. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm. Open May Day. Monday 6th of May 2013.

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a good local museum

The museum is laid out over 2 floors, pre- and early history on the ground floor and more recent history upstairs. I found it very interesting with a large number of exhibits... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Nonglak L
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum is laid out over 2 floors, pre- and early history on the ground floor and more recent history upstairs. I found it very interesting with a large number of exhibits. There is a small cafe too which I didn't visit and quite a good little shop. Upstairs there is an "art gallery" room but when I visited it... More 

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Birmingham, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was anticipating a much bigger venue but the local historical content very good. Less art than I was expecting but.......major shock...a modern contemporary installation I loved. Hope for mankind yet then!

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Thank brianthelion
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum is very good and entry is free. On display here are some great paintings and art works and you get some great insight in the history of Scotland!

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Thank Jaysdoshi
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is well worth a visit, beautifully curated and certainly good for kids. The art gallery has great exhibitions and we really enjoyed the current exhibition. Make sure you visit the cafe - the baking is very tempting!

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Thank TravellerM1_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free entrance,interesting. Located near the castle. Must visit if you are in Inverness. A small taste of history.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting history of Inverness and the Highlands! Worth having a look around. It is free to the public and also a nice place for a coffee.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst this museum is small, it is packed full of interesting history and relics, entry is free and they only ask for a gold coin donation. Well worth a visit if you have a couple of hours to spare

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very interactive museum with lots to see and do. The museum gave a historical overview of the life and culture of the Highlanders going back hundreds and hundreds of years. It is worth the visit and learning about the town of Inverness.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were there when there were paintings and details of the "Great War". Also local details and natural history too.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very good information on the Geology of Scotland and the early settlers. We did not have time to visit the upper floor but visited the cafe fr a nice cup of tea and coffee.

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