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The staff were so helpful to us, we had accessibility issues and young kids and the staff really... read more

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AlisonM2237
A lovely find

We just stumbled upon this little gem. It's rather quaint, set beside a stream with the option to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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A window on Fife’s past, Fife Folk Museum in the village of Ceres in Scotland, offers an interesting and entertaining day out for all the family with activities for all ages. The museum is housed in a range of older buildings including the old...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Ceres KY15 5NF, Scotland
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+44 1334 828180
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a good trip to the museum and lovely trip to the tearoom. I was a bit disappointed to see that the windows were very dirty, I think they need a clean especially considering the scenery is so lovely. The museum could probably do...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were so helpful to us, we had accessibility issues and young kids and the staff really couldn't have been more pleasant, patient and helpful! We loved the museum it was immediately engaging and deeply fascinating. Although small enough to see quite quickly, the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just stumbled upon this little gem. It's rather quaint, set beside a stream with the option to access it from the car park, via a lovely old stone bridge. Outside there are old farming devices namely ploughs etc. The cafe is lovely. We were...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

but if you are going to stay open late for Doors Open Day, maybe you should make sure the tearoom is on the same page as you and that you offer what is advertised. Turned up before 4pm for the last visit of the day....More

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FifeFolkMuseum, Volunteer at Fife Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello Carole. We are very sorry to hear that you had such a disappointing visit to the museum. Of course a guided tour should have been offered and we are very sorry to hear a cup of tea was not a possibility at the end...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Fife Folk Museum is small but has a great layout of items to give you a great idea of Fife years ago .It is free to visit but is worth giving a donation to keep the museum running. There is a very relaxed feeling in...More

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FifeFolkMuseum, Volunteer at Fife Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello realgold. Thank you so much for your very positive review. As a small museum run by volunteers, we rely on our visitors and their donations to help to keep the museum open. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum and we...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a small local museum with tea shop attached (Weigh House). This was the main building. There's another building across the back way that shows how vital the horse & smithy was to society. It also has more for the children. It was nice...More

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FifeFolkMuseum, Volunteer at Fife Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello LadyApril444. Many thanks for your kind review. The cottages which you noticed across from the museum were most likely weavers cottages - in the 1800s the majority of the people in the village worked in the linen weaving trade. The cottage room in the...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve been researching family history and this museum was recommended to us by the Cupar Library Family History advisor. The lady on duty took the time to show us round a couple of the room displays which was very kind of her - I think...More

Thank Christine R
FifeFolkMuseum, Volunteer at Fife Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello Christine. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit to both the museum and the tearoom and thank you for your very kind review. Most of the volunteers on duty have an interest in either family history, local history or both, so we’re usually happy...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

On the leaflet we picked up about this place, it claimed the cafe was open until 4pm (which is fairly ludicrous on a Saturday afternoon at the height of the tourist season!) Why then, when we asked for a pot of tea at 3.40, were...More

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FifeFolkMuseum, Volunteer at Fife Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello Bauchope. We’re very sorry to hear that you found you were not able to have a cup of tea. The Tearoom is open when the museum is open, i.e. 10.30am to last orders at 3.45pm, with time thereafter to finish eating and drinking. The...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a bite of lunch on the spur . Lovely surroundings staff and food. We had the soup and sandwich deal. The garlic mushroom soup and chicken with fillings on brown bread which was superb with perfect portions for all. The home baking which...More

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FifeFolkMuseum, Volunteer at Fife Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello grumpyclacks. We’re glad you enjoyed your visit to the tearoom. If visiting another time, you might want to compliment your lunch with a visit to the museum itself. We have lots to see and we’re sure you’d find it interesting. Admission is free but...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Having visited the museum before, this visit was for a late lunch. The bread is specially made for the museum by a local baker and the soups (mushroom with garlic and another) were very wholesome. With bottles of fresh orange juice the bill was £12...More

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FifeFolkMuseum, Volunteer at Fife Folk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thanks for your kind review. The museum opens again for the new season with new exhibitions on 1st April 2018, so we hope to see you again soon!

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Lisa R
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Because of the nature of the historic buildings housing the museum there are some stairs and steps within the building but the majority of the museum is accessible for wheelchair users. If you are coming by car please let... More
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