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Kildonan Museum

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| Kildonan, HS8 5RZ, Scotland
+44 1878 710343
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Great museum!

We spent about 1/2 day at this museum. It was very informative and gave us more understanding of... read more

Reviewed today
Jinpametok
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Possibly the best museum in the Outer Hebrides

This is a well laid out museum with large open display areas showing the history and story of the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Colin H
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“island life” (6 reviews)
“craft shop” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
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| Kildonan, HS8 5RZ, Scotland
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+44 1878 710343
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"island life"
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"craft shop"
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"cakes"
in 4 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"outer hebrides"
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"hard life"
in 2 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 2 reviews
"local history"
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"bonnie prince charlie"
in 4 reviews
"the main road"
in 3 reviews
"friendly staff"
in 2 reviews
"harsh environment"
in 2 reviews
"great soup"
in 2 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 2 reviews
"insight"
in 5 reviews
"isles"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We spent about 1/2 day at this museum. It was very informative and gave us more understanding of the lives of people who live and lived on South Uist. It was also featured an archive room which contained more actually photos too. We highly recommend...More

Thank Jinpametok
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a well laid out museum with large open display areas showing the history and story of the local South Uist area which is also the history of the Western Isles. Visited as part of a Heritage Conference group from the Outer Hebrides and...More

Thank Colin H
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We found the Kildonan Museum to be very interesting and informative with lots of local history and exhibits, the museum is quite new and is bright, clean and airy. The entrance fee of £3:00 per adult is great value for money. We found the area...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a small museum, and the exhibits have been put together with skill and care. What really impressed us was the story-telling about life on South Uist, with excellent story boards and photos. We understood how hard life was in the past and our...More

Thank BandWT4647
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Lots of info about life in The Uists. Well presented with photos and artifacts. Also has a nice wee cafe

Thank FRASER C
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Someone has put a lot of thought into the exhibits in this gem of a museum. I really enjoyed my visit and especially the reconstruction of rooms in a house (bedroom, kitchen and lounge) with such attention to detail... Recipe books put out , Sunlight...More

Thank Charbala
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

During a road trip to the south of South Usit the road was blocked close to the Kildonan Museum. Instead of sitting in the car waiting for the road to be cleared my wife and I decided to make an unscheduled visit to this little...More

Thank InnisWilkinson
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Found the museum very interesting, like it even better now it been re vamped, it's much brighter and easier to go around now ,

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is an interesting centre to visit as, in addition to the museum, there is a craft shop and cafe. The building was formerly a school which has been extended and modernised. The museum includes items from and about South Uist and details of Flora...More

Thank George P
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This wasn't just a place to take shelter from the rain in. The items on show were a great way to gain an understanding on what life would have been like on the island. Unlike some places the exhibitions were not tacky but authentic and...More

Thank kevincasasanta
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