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Address: Drumnadrochit IV63 6TU, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1456 450573
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This is a 5 star visitor attraction and retail complex. Loch Ness is...

This is a 5 star visitor attraction and retail complex. Loch Ness is already the most famous lake in the world but our aim is to make it better understood. This is achieved through a fully audio visually guided 35 minute tour. The presentation is theatrical in style and integrates the real tools and archive footage from four decades of research. As part of our educational remit, under 6s go free. The facts are objectively explained and whilst keeping the mystery centre stage, we place it in the context of the loch's very unusual properties. Thus we are endorsed by Scottish Natural Heritage as "A portal to the unique natural phenomenon that is Loch Ness". We offer a huge range of retail onsite and boat cruises on Loch Ness in the summer months. There is also a large cafe and restaurant attached to the site.

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Nessieland for grown-ups.

Not as much fun as the other attraction, but still enjoyable and informative. The kids liked it and we thought it was decent value, especially on a wet day when you need something... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting and informative. Is there a Loch Ness Monster?? Will we ever find out?? Take a look round, read the information and listen to the tales.... and make up your own mind..... would definitely recommend it as it does get your mind working and feeds the intrigue.....

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I'm delighted that you found the exhibition to be interesting and informative and would recommend us to others. More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Exhibition is very interesting for all ages. It covers the history, the testimonies and the studies made by Adrian Shine. It has a quite scientific approach about the Loch Ness monster.

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I'm delighted that you found the exhibition to be interesting and appreciated Adrian Shine work, both in his research and design of the exhibition itself. More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not as much fun as the other attraction, but still enjoyable and informative. The kids liked it and we thought it was decent value, especially on a wet day when you need something out of the weather!

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Thank Phill W
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I'm delighted that your whole family enjoyed the exhibition centre and found it to be informative. A great day out for everyone! More 

Marbella, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The boys and us really enjoyed learning the history of the Loch and this was a quick and easy way to learn about Nessy and the people who have seen it.

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I'm delighted that you found the exhibition to be very interesting and that you and your boys enjoyed your visit. More 

Chatham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this was a little bit expensive but worth doing. It is a good display and museum type experience with the myths, photos, films and artefacts. It gives a good scientific explanation about the loch and how animals might live in it. It gives a lot of detail about the various experiments and explorations. But it doesn't really promote... More 

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to leave it for us. I am delighted that you enjoyed the exhibition and found it worth doing. Thank you for your compliments. More 

Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing informative retelling of the Loch Ness story using short films in individual cave like rooms. We especially liked listening to eyewitnesses recounting seeing Nessie. Well stocked gift shop.We liked the way the exhibition presented all the info and let you make up your own mind - but who doesn't believe that Nessie is real!!! I would not recommend this... More 

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review and for taking the time to leave it for us. I am delighted that you enjoyed the exhibition so much and liked the way everything was presented. We don't charge for young children under 6 years, but they do often enjoy seeing things such as the worlds smallest submarine, the special effects such as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibition is suitable for fans of the Loch Ness Monster at any age. The museum has 6 themed chambers that show clips about the mysteries that took place here. So much fun to see!! If you're searching well enough you'll get a nice shot of Nessie in a little lake next to the building!

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

I love the title of your review! many thanks for taking the time to leave it for us. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An exhibition centre showing only videos..tichet for video??? And most of the videos telling me that the story of loch ness is actually a fake story made by humans.

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to leave it for us. Did you actually visit the exhibition? if you did then you would be able to see that you certainly are paying for more than watching a video! we have all the original equipment from the Loch Ness Project (based here at the centre) that was... More 

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting the Loch , a visit to the Exhibition Center is an absolute must. The exhibition is in a walk through style tracing the history of the Loch. Each room takes about 5 minutes before you move onto the next one. We were originally put off the place by a "wiley" Scotsman who told us we would pay £7.95... More 

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to come and leave it for us. I am delighted that the "wiley Scotsman" didn't put you off visiting us and that you enjoyed yourselves so much. "Interesting, informative and well worth a visit" thank you for those kind words! More 

Arcola, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stepped into the museum and there was something about it that didn't agree with me. So I spent my time studying the outdoor exhibit of the one-man submarine "Viperfish." Now that was truly interesting. The Viperfish looks very homemade, and the thought of firing it's twin harpoons into the monster is absolutely insane. It's captain, Dan Taylor, must have... More 

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to come and leave a review for us. Since you openly admit that you didn't visit the exhibition you shouldn't really be able to leave a score for us at all as you aren't actually a real visitor and didn't come in. I am however glad you enjoyed one of our outside exhibits, Viperfish.... More 

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