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Isle of Arran Heritage Museum

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Open today: 10:30 - 16:30
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lovely and interesting history

Had a great visit to the museum lots of interesting history of Arran. Staff very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gillangrace
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Gem of a place

Been visiting Arran for years and never once thought about going to the museum. Well, our loss... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aleximo1965
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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This museum allows visitors to walk through original buildings from the island's distinctly issolated history and view everyday objects from 19th-century life.
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Brodick, Scotland
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+44 1770 302636
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All reviewswell worth a visitisland lifeinteresting exhibitsbeach huttwo world warsexcellent cafegeology exhibitfarm equipmentexcellent historylocal historytea roomfriendly staffrun by volunteersspent a weekcakesrainy daycouple of hours
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an ok attraction but not really sure it’s worth the money to get in. Maybe should have just been a couple of pounds instead as not that much to see and do

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great visit to the museum lots of interesting history of Arran. Staff very knowledgeable and are only to happy to answer any questions about the island. Look out for special days they have just back from gala day on Sunday. Great basic food...More

Thank gillangrace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been visiting Arran for years and never once thought about going to the museum. Well, our loss! Great wee place, great stories and reminders of my youth. And all for only £4 for an adult. Especially liked the tearoom which is tiny but serves great...More

Thank Aleximo1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small museum of superb quality , organised and run by local volunteers, very knowlegable and very enthusiastic.The life of the island in past times is portrayed in the many exhibits on display even for those with no connection to the island it...More

Thank Jockp2nd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here to waste some time before a trip and glad we did. The set up is great, an old house and out buildings and lovely garden. Great tea rooms who did us a take away lunch. Generous portions and fresh produce. History was...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are very helpful and friendly and also knowledgeable. The cafe serves excellent fresh food and the surroundings are peaceful yet full of history.

Thank Lesley G
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I would advise making this one of your first stops when visiting Arran. Not only does it tell you the history of the island but it also gives you tips on where else to visit. Children can do a free quiz which keeps them engaged...More

Thank mcleans34
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here to fill an afternoon and we wanted to know a bit more the island. £4 for an adult to get in and we weren't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised! We spent a good couple of hours exploring the museum, I really...More

Thank Kerri H
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We visited this museum on a rainy day, very friendly helpful staff, and so much to see. Everything was laid out well and had plenty for kids and adults. Also the tearoom was a lovely bonus again with friendly staff and good soup!

Thank MAC167
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Well worth a visit. Lots of interest to read about social history, geology,and more, of Arran. Several video displays. Very helpful staff. Excellent tearoom.

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prudentia33
26 October 2017|
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Response from casper1Edinburgh | Reviewed this property |
It’s around £3 for entrance. Not sure about kids. Depends what interests them there us an old schoolroom a lot of war information an old furnished cottage and more
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Jan G
23 July 2016|
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Response from Fiona A | Reviewed this property |
It is suitable for disable people but I'm sorry I can't remember the cost, I do know there are concessions. The cafe serves fresh, tasty lunches and coffee and cake. The museum gives an insight into farming 100 years ago and... More
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