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Highland Museum of Childhood

Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
+44 1997 421031
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Cute place if you want to go back in time

Cute little museum which host lots of toys and small history. If you have a bit of time, this is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
EvaRasmussen
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Hamburg,Germany
Worth a visit

Lovely wee museum, very informative I onl wish I’d have had more time to read the wee blue folder... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Deborah T
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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute little museum which host lots of toys and small history. If you have a bit of time, this is a great little stop over in Strathpeffer.

Thank EvaRasmussen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely wee museum, very informative I onl wish I’d have had more time to read the wee blue folder at the beginning of the timeline history of the museum etc. It was free because of the time of year which is silly as we were...More

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Great little museum. Interesting to see old fashioned toys and dolls house .Lots of information about childhood in bygone times. Staff very helpful and friendly

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This a very small museum and some areas were interesting. However there is a lot of rubbish in there too. Maybe I'm not old enough to appreciate the toys and found these areas disappointing. The stories and info on the walls I found interesting though

Thank Jemma D
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This was our first trip to Strathpeffer and we visited the Highland Museum of Childhood which is located at the old Victorian railway station. For adults it costs £3 to go in and have a look around the museum. It is a very small museum...More

Thank djb2002
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The museum is small but you don't really need all that much space for a time machine. It's actually almost indescribable how quickly the memorabilia pull one from the present into one's personal past. There is actually quite a lot more to look at than...More

Thank Pryst
Reviewed 11 July 2017

On the old station site and entered via the shop there is a fair amount to see including a DVD on the history of the place. Cost £2.50 each for a concession and was good value for money though the museum is quite small

1  Thank davemoyesy
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A great way to spend an hour or so. Good to be able to look back at the past - several toys will take you back to your childhood. The short film is very emotional - showing how people lived not all that long ago....More

Thank ronnetta2017
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place certainly evoked memories of childhood. Small and compact but filled with memorabilia. The lady was very nice and very pleasant which enhanced the experience. lots of exhibits and an entertaining and informative video.

Thank georger140
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The Museum is situated in the old Station and is well worth the £2.50 entrance fee and has many interesting exhibits and information from the past.

Thank Jeanette M
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