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Museum of Abernethy

School Wynd | Perthshire, Abernethy PH2 9JJ, Scotland
+44 1738 850889
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This volunteer-run museum is an excellent presentation of the life, times and history of Abernethy... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
HomingPigeon49
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Scottish Borders
A connection with the past

This is a great museum that depicts the lives that were lived by the ordinary people of Abernethy... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
jaftraveller
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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The Museum features Abernethy life from Prehistoric through Pictish times to the present. We are open from the first weekend in May until the last weekend in September.
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School Wynd | Perthshire, Abernethy PH2 9JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This volunteer-run museum is an excellent presentation of the life, times and history of Abernethy. I have visited museums with hugely larger budgets and professional resources that have not been so imaginative and informative as is this museum. Whatever your interest about the community it...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a great museum that depicts the lives that were lived by the ordinary people of Abernethy. It is a wonderful example of a community collaborating to tell its story. A particularly topical exhibition of the history of World War 1 was well received...More

Thank jaftraveller
MFraser51, Manager at Museum of Abernethy, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you very much indeed for the lovely review - it is much appreciated. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you can come again and spread the word to your friends about it too!

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Dropped in here yesterday whilst in the area. Have tried to visit several times before but unfortunately it has always been closed - bad timing! Prospective visitors may be interested to know that the museum is open from early May until the end of September...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
MFraser51, Manager at Museum of Abernethy, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you very much for your review it is much appreciated and hope you wiill come again.

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Recently visited the museum with very little expectations and found this place to be a hidden Gem. Two women were extremely friendly and helpful and spent lots of time with our daughter. Learnt lots about an area so close by that we knew very little...More

1  Thank Speedyg1989
MFraser51, Chair of Trustees at Museum of Abernethy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you very much for you kind words! I do hope you come back to visit us and spread the word with your friends and family too.

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Run by very caring volunteers. We moved to the village a couple of years back and are renovating a 250 year old cottage . We have donated many items we have found in the building to add to the olde world charm and peace of...More

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MFraser51, Chair at Museum of Abernethy, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you very much indeed for your kind words - they are very much appreciated. Thank you also for your interesting donations to the Museum. As you no doubt know we are fully run by volunteers and we are very proud and happy to help...More

Reviewed 1 July 2016

Came here to discover my husband's heritage. A charming volunteer opened it up just for us on a day it was normally closed. (Pre arranged) A good local museum that has exhibits from both world wars, town history and displays on salmon fishing and raspberry...More

1  Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 19 February 2016

great little museum with many interesting exhibits, articles and maps. Lives in the shadow of the rare round tower dating from 1068

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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Well signposted on the roads in, so easy to find - follow the signs for either The Round Tower or Museum of Abernethy. Car parking is limited but easy to find at the market cross replica War Memorial . The entire village is stunning with...More

1  Thank Bianca M
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

This is a great little museum giving the history of Abernethy. It's got a wealth of information available with knowledgable and friendly staff. If the information is not on display there are folders which you can look through to find out more. My family are...More

1  Thank Wilkie6815
Reviewed 8 June 2015

If your ancestors come from this region you may wish to stop by. The history of fishing and farming in this area is fascinating. The people at the museum are very friendly and happy to serve visitors.Excellent displays for such a small village museum.

Thank danna l
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