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Eyemouth Museum

Manse Road | Auld Kirk, Eyemouth, Eyemouth TD14 5JE, Scotland
+44 1890 751701
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Beautiful artefacts, informative museum.

We travelled to Eyemouth in early June on the recommendation of a family member. It was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeepster2015
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
excellent

very helpful and polite people we found what we wanted to know and it was very good. i would recon... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
maljen2018
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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This museum depicts life in this fishing town over the centuries and contains a beautiful tapestry created by local women commemorating the Great East Coast Fishing Disaster of 1881 which claimed the lives of 189 local fishermen.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Manse Road | Auld Kirk, Eyemouth, Eyemouth TD14 5JE, Scotland
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+44 1890 751701
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"tourist information"
in 6 reviews
"gift shop"
in 5 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"local history"
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"amazing tapestry"
in 2 reviews
"auld kirk"
in 2 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 2 reviews
"black friday"
in 3 reviews
"day trip"
in 2 reviews
"member of staff"
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"for sale"
in 2 reviews
"east coast"
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"lost their lives"
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"on display"
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"entrance fee"
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"fish"
in 4 reviews
"fort"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to Eyemouth in early June on the recommendation of a family member. It was a beautiful drive from Haggerston, and we had no problem parking. The walk up to the harbour was delightful and we saw some fishing boats. We went to the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very helpful and polite people we found what we wanted to know and it was very good. i would recon a visit to any one to go there.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting and informative museum! Highly recommended...pleasant staff and very reasonable admission fee!! Well worth a visit when in Eyemouth...

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a really nice museum which gives a great insight into Eyemouth and its social history. The tapestry which depicts the disaster is very impressive. The video showing the history of the Fort is also very interesting.

Thank Joan G
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum while on a day trip to visit the gunsgreen House in Eyemouth. I am so glad we did, it's a wee gem. The man in the museum was incredibly knowledgeable,friendly and polite. I was actually moved so much I could feel...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting showcasing of the traditional trades of Eyemouth culminating in the impressive tapestry of the 1881 disaster. The member of staff was very pleasant and helpful. Also enjoyed the 3D Fort Minecraft-style experience

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Lovely Shop Is The 1st bit of the experience with Eyemouth and Scotland Gifts For Sale . Staff Are Helpful no be feared to ask . Go Through To Their Aladdin's Cave Experience What Their Life Would Have Been Like . Well Worth It

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

My kids love visiting this museum, very informative, lovely gift shop and a good place to visit on a rainy day.

Thank samantha u
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Excellent displays and good History of Eyemouth without going overboard with information that gets a bit ott

Thank David P
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

What a lovely and interesting Museum about this fishing town, we all take fish for granted and don't think of what goes into the catching of our supper .

Thank mummydo2015
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