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Queensferry Museum

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Address: 53 High Street, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9HP, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 331 5545
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Quaint & Quirky

Well worth a visit as it is in the centre of the village. The views across the Forth are stunning especially in good weather. The artifacts inside the museum are very interesting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Keith J
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great for those interested in local knowledge Quite wide ranging Exhibits varied and authentic Good if the weather is cold or wet

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit as it is in the centre of the village. The views across the Forth are stunning especially in good weather. The artifacts inside the museum are very interesting and takes you back into history. With the near completion of the 2nd road bridge, there is a lot more to see and do. There is the opportunity... More 

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166 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

It's FREE and there is a lot to see. Housed in an old building adjacent to the beach where all the local Registrar weddings are held.

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stopped here as part of our Forth Bridges tour and thoroughly enjoyed the information on display. The history of the original bridge construction and the photographs and our guide's narrative were all very interesting and gave us a greater appreciation for what was accomplished under trying conditions. A bonus was encountering a wedding party all decked out in their... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

this wee museum is a wee gem, filled with local history all very interesting. it is very small and really couldn't spend more than half hour in there, but it is free and worth a look.

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Thank naurice
UK
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134 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is a quirky little museum above the local registrars office (where a couple got married while we were there ) Interesting local history including lots about the Forth Bridge. Admission is free. The exhibit is currently housed in four rooms but a notice says improvements are being made...

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Thank BertheUK
Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

The museum may appear to be small, but the rich history of Queensferry is well documented and nicely presented. I found the historical representation of the war and that of the bridge engaging!

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Thank gmahesh7
Fife, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Great informative wee place only thing is it is very hot and upstairs so not very good for buggys or if you're in a wheelchair also not aloud to leave the buggys downstairs due to weddings lots of things to see also have some things for the kids

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Thank Michelle852016
Milford Haven
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The staff could not have been helpful, aloud to see old council transcripts . so able to get a lot of helpful information

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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136 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

We came across this museum by accident following an aborted visit to Hopetoun House (It was closed for the winter). It is in a building housing the Registrars office and we had to ring the bell to be admitted. First of all we had a look at the wedding area and what a wonderful backdrop for a wedding it is... More 

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