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Maggie Law Maritime Museum

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William Street, Gourdon DD10 0LW, Scotland
+44 1561 361855
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Tiny museum but telling a great story

Tells the story of its community - the fishing village of Gourdon. Run by friendly volunteers. On... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rogerlwhite
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Aberdeen, Scotland
Packed with interesting exhibits

Stopped off at Gourdon with my wife last Saturday during our coastal drive north. Visited the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
thetravellingmanUk
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uk
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William Street, Gourdon DD10 0LW, Scotland
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+44 1561 361855
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Tells the story of its community - the fishing village of Gourdon. Run by friendly volunteers. On two floors, the upper one with a view out to sea. Free, but donations welcome. Even have an audio guide you can use. Check opening times before you...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stopped off at Gourdon with my wife last Saturday during our coastal drive north. Visited the Maggie Law Maritime Museum where we were immediately greeted by a very enthusiastic volunteer, who immediately went on to explain about the museum. There are various audio tracks about...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We visited this place while visiting Gourdon. The ladies were lovely and very helpful and informative. However the bottom line it was an old lifeboat and no different from any other similar attraction.

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great little museum showing the history of the fishing industry in the area and the role played by the local lifeboats and crew during that time. So much interesting stuff packed into a small area. Well worth a visit but check it's open before making...More

1  Thank Anne W
Reviewed 8 January 2017

must say I was greeted by dave ramsay when visiting the museum.excellant man.a pleasure to have met him.very welcoming.

1  Thank BoazScotland
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is staffed by volunteers and isn't open all the time - check opening times. From memory it's afternoons Thursday - Sunday. There is so much packed into this old lifeboat station relating to the maritime history of the area. The guides are very...More

2  Thank Stupidname
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place there's a lot to see It's only opened at certain times But the history is good and interesting Definitely worth a visit

3  Thank John C
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We were a small group that came to visit. We made a special request since the time we could be there wasn't in their schedule. They managed to work with our group hours and literally laid out the red carpet! We were met by Tom...More

3  Thank FrexicanJoseph
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Visited the museum with a group of friends. Excellent use made of a small building. Lots of interesting artefacts and tales. Hand-held audio sets guide visitors around the different sectors of the museum, and upstairs a computer suite, artefacts, posters and literature enhance the visitor...More

2  Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 16 May 2015

An amazing number of artifacts and stories are crammed into such a small building. If you are interested in local or maritime history I would heartily recommend a visit. The museum is staffed by local volunteers whose knowledge and enthusiasm guarantee an enjoyable visit. While...More

3  Thank Ian R
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