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Highland Museum of Childhood

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Well worth a visit.

This isn’t a particularly large museum, but it is very well done. I like the fact that they haven’t... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Knaresborough, United Kingdom

The museum houses a good deal of contents and information on how the children in Strathpeffer... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
+44 1997 421031
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice interesting history of the place..run by volunteers who were very helpful and knowledgeable regarding the station and museum

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn’t a particularly large museum, but it is very well done. I like the fact that they haven’t gone the easy route and simply displayed a large collection of toys. Instead, they have remained true to the name of the museum and concentrated on...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum houses a good deal of contents and information on how the children in Strathpeffer enjoyed life in Victorian Times. Video, clothing, toys, education details etc. When you visit look up the rules that are required for a female teacher.

Thank DavidManchester107
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Another nice wee museum in Strathpeffer. Takes you back seeing some of the toys. Some great pictures snd stories, also very informative with s nice wee video.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is a small museum on the old disused railway station. It covers childhood from about the Victorian times to the last war. It covers topics such a midwifes, illnesses, education as well as toys. It cost about £3.00 to go in as is worth...More

1  Thank dmjackson2112
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This was really good both for adults and children with lots of great hands on things to do and see. Staff were really helpful. lovely café next door too

Thank JoAnNealfie
Reviewed 16 July 2018

nostalgic it takes you back to you childhood re- childhood items and social history well worth a visit

Thank lindacB2170LR
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Quiet expensive, not all open, not what I expected as I had to walk all around reading info off posters

Thank redzooby2018
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stop and have a break staff are friendly and the warm homemade cheese scones are to die for along with hot chocolate this is well worth a visit

Thank tinamolloy2
Reviewed 8 May 2018

My grandfather was from this community, so I was eager to learn a bit about his highland childhood. It was fun to poke around and look at the pictures and artifacts. The helpful staff brought out some school pictures from the early 1900's so we...More

1  Thank Forresterich
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