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Great place for kids and adults

We visited in July 2018 with a party of one adult and two teenagers aged 17&14. We were greeted at... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Shane005
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Belfast, United Kingdom
A hidden gem

I have lived here for 6 years and never knew about this place. Awesome gems inside. The kids loved... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
GeekEcosse
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Burntisland, United Kingdom
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We exhibit communications technology from the pre-electric optical telegraph to the latest state-of-the-art web cams and mobile phones. We mount themed exhibitions throughout the summer months, which are designed to stimulate, entertain and educate...more
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131 High Street, Burntisland KY3 9AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

We visited in July 2018 with a party of one adult and two teenagers aged 17&14. We were greeted at the entrance and after a brief introduction to the exhibits, we were directed to the main exhibition area. A very friendly member of staff called...More

1  Thank Shane005
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have lived here for 6 years and never knew about this place. Awesome gems inside. The kids loved the green screen tV that let them present the weather. I was fascinated by all the WWII kit. A Must!

Thank GeekEcosse
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

A veritible treasure trove of world war 1&2 memorabilia. Really interesting to see the inside of a first world war trench and find out how sound was first transmitted using lights in a 2nd world war experiment at Aberdour. Great little museum for a small...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I was out to gather information on my Great Grandfather and the people here quickly put me on a visitors card/access to internet sites for searching, etc.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Spent about an hour here and really enjoyed our visit. Very kind, informative staff. Museum well laid out and really interesting. It is clear staff are really enthusiastic and take time to talk and explain.

Thank freedomEdinburgh
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

If your in the area, it's worth a visit, considering it's free, unless you want to give a donation, fairly interesting if your into means of communication,it also has a cafe, some old bakolite phones, and radiograms worth a visit.

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We have tried to visit this museum on different occasions before but sadly every time it was closed. We did some research about their opening hours and made a special trip here today to visit. The museum opening hours are 10am until 4pm on Wednesdays...More

2  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 12 June 2017

It was free entry and I found the exhibition very interesting. It pieces from the World War One as well as communication items from the 60's. The members were very interesting and provided an explanation on the exhibit items.

1  Thank Janette W
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What a most interesting museum! Well displayed collection with helpful and interesting history and explanations. Great for school kids to older adults. Displays seem to change regularly. Only open Wednesday and Saturday during the summer months

2  Thank DouglasLismore
Reviewed 11 September 2016

best museum with a full history on communications and related aspects historical. café and interpretative centre. The staff are friendlt, helpful and informative.

1  Thank JonathonLondon
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