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Garioch Heritage Centre

Closes in 16 min: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great place for coffee and fine piece

Had an excellent afternoon treat with lovely scone and tea, the service was excellent and lovely... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2019
annemack001
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Inverurie, United Kingdom
Great weekend visit

Good food friendly staff amongst an interesting ‘museum’ although a little pricey nothing too... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Ian S
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Garioch Heritage Centre opened in Inverurie in October 2017 and houses the collections of Garioch Heritage Society. The Society has been researching the area’s history and gathering artefacts which shed light on the working and domestic lives of...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Loco Works Road, Inverurie AB51 4FY, Scotland
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+44 1467 621855
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All reviews scones friendly staff local area tea room hidden gem knowledgeable volunteers local history lovely place well worth a visit works museum loco exhibits diaspora tapestry paper model
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Reviewed 2 February 2019

They try but there is not enough in the exibitions to entertain for an hour or two.Staff on duty try -and the cafe is good. Needs something make a trip worth while.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 31 January 2019

Had an excellent afternoon treat with lovely scone and tea, the service was excellent and lovely ambient atmosphere

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank annemack001
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Good food friendly staff amongst an interesting ‘museum’ although a little pricey nothing too expensive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed 18 December 2018

I've attended a few things here covering meetings, presentations, training, café and exhibitions. It is a wonderful facility and very welcoming and friendly. The café is relaxing a well-used by local people. It offers very tasty food and great value. Most recently I was here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank headbeeguy
Reviewed 18 December 2018

I was particularly drawn to the exhibits of the recently closed Paper Mill.Familiar faces and locations within the Mill. I was however concerned to the location of tables in the Tea Room located under an open stairway used to access the buildings upper exhibition area.I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jock S
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Excellent "not so wee time capsule" of Inverurie through the ages. Cracking model of the Loco Works, good history of Tommy Tait's mill, a superb variety of other exhibits and was pleasantly surprised to spot my father in an Inverurie Cricket Club team photo which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank agbarron
NicolaM4319, Team leader at Garioch Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit - we are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit - and even managed to find a personal photo! Regards The Management Team, Garioch Heritage Centre

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Starting at the museum with it’s history of the Tait paper mills -> exhibits of a classroom of yesteryear -> a scale model of Inverurie Loco Works -> collection of tools -> vintage clothing -> to a selection of radios and video recorders. Downstairs for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pat S
NicolaM4319, Team Leader at Garioch Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Thank you for taking time to review your visit - we are very pleased you enjoyed yourself - the Diaspora Tapestry was really popular - glad you liked it. Regards The Management Team, Garioch Heritage Centre

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

lovely place to learn about the local inhabitants and the loco works. there was an exhibition on about the diaspora, very interesting. upstairs tells the story of life around this a tea. not a really big place but loved the visit. tearoom serving light meals...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 242corab
NicolaM4319, Team Leader at Garioch Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit - it is always really good to hear that our visitors are enjoying themselves. Regards The Management Team, Garioch Heritage Centre

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I never knew about this centre until last week but visited today with family. We had a great lunch in a very nice and bright cafe. The food was served quickly by very friendly staff and was excellent. The centre is very laid out with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Monde37Aberdeen
NicolaM4319, Operational Team Leader at Garioch Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you very much for taking time to review your visit. it is always good to hear that our visitors have enjoyed themselves and would recommend us to others. Regards The Management Team Garioch Heritage Centre

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Most impressed with this heritage centre with its interesting and well presented displays. A must see!

Date of experience: September 2018
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