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Lovely old building with interesting exhibits

Small but perfectly formed! Interesting range of items on show some specific to Forres and some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SkyeShilasdairShop
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
Informative and helpful.

We visited this museum this morning. It’s very well laid out, extremely interesting and the girl on... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Meryl M
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Falconer Museum Tolbooth Street, Forres IV36 1PH, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but perfectly formed! Interesting range of items on show some specific to Forres and some more general. Horrified to note that some of the items now classed as old enough to be in a museum are familiar to me from my youth!!

Thank SkyeShilasdairShop
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum this morning. It’s very well laid out, extremely interesting and the girl on the desk went the extra mile to help my husband with research into his family history.

Thank Meryl M
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We popped in here last week as we were shopping in Forres and just noticed it. What a charming and informative museum, there is enough to keep everyone happy with information about Forres and the local environment. They have interactive displays, and even a fabulous...More

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Who knew that someone from Forres, Scotland had such worldly experience and affect on events. A protégé of Darwin, botanist still admired in India & of course what he did for the tea industry in India? Always enjoy taking a wander thru and discovering something...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This is an excellent museum. The thing to know is that the collection is going to be sold off very soon.

Thank arjavparikh
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I must admit that I did not expect much from this tiny museum, but I really enjoyed it. The exhibits focus a lot on local 'celebrities ' but the accounts of life in Forres were interesting. I work for a charity called SSAFA and noticed...More

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this museum and so glad we did- it was super! Lots of hand on activities for the kids to do and loads for adults to see and read! Would definitely recommend you come here!

Thank Lynne1153
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Good regional museums provide a splendid insight into the life, people and culture of the locality. The Falconer museum did just that. Small, well displayed and insightful. Showcases "modern" and well lit but did not detract from the sense of history and local tradition. Attractive...More

Thank decline421
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Indian craft activity for children and families on April 5th during Easter holidays. The two girls I took along aged 8 and 9 were happy to spend 2 whole hours there, doing the crafts, visiting the museum upstairs - dressing up, using the interactive forms...More

Thank valmilne14
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Falconer Museum is a very small museum and features mostly very local artefacts. Friendly and small, worth a visit.

Thank Helen M
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