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Archeolink Prehistory Park - CLOSED

Oyne AB52 6QP, Scotland
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Closed since 2012 but accessible

This prehistoric theme park was established in the 1990s with considerable EU-funding - it is a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2013
Gert V
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Ballinrobe, Ireland
Great free attraction - example of failed 1990s prehistory theme park

This site closed earlier this year, so you need to climb over an easy hill to gain entrance, and... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2011
llaroo
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Bergen, Norway
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4 Sep 2013
“Closed since 2012 but accessible”
13 Nov 2011
“Great free attraction - example of failed 1990s prehistory theme park”
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Oyne AB52 6QP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

This prehistoric theme park was established in the 1990s with considerable EU-funding - it is a good example of how not to do it. The latest report on the "future" of the park indicates that the initially expected visitor numbers of 100,000 per annum hardly...More

Thank Gert V
Reviewed 13 November 2011

This site closed earlier this year, so you need to climb over an easy hill to gain entrance, and obviously can't enter the visitor centre, the kids loved the sandpit, and the adults enjoyed speculating as to the history of this place. I had been...More

1  Thank llaroo
Reviewed 14 September 2009

Our 12 year old daughter ranked over 50 hotels, restaurants and attractions during our holiday to Scotland and Archaeolink came bottom. This is somewhere that has benefited from massive investment at some point but little since. The visitor centre is passable but the outside exhibits...More

1  Thank DLCE21
Reviewed 20 August 2008

Considering that it was the height of the season when we visited, we were really disappointed with what was available. Most activities happened around 12 noon, with little after that. There was a display on firelighting during our visit, but it didn't keep my 7yr...More

1  Thank yam1213
Reviewed 25 June 2008

A complete and total waste of time and money if you happen to visit mid-week. Apart from a well made video introduction there were NO demonstrations or explanations. Nearly half of the information boards outside had no information on them, others were faded.

1  Thank CnTTours