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Kildonan Museum

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| Kildonan, HS8 5RZ, Scotland
+44 1878 710343
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Really interesting museum

We found the Kildonan Museum to be very interesting and informative with lots of local history and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Lochwinnoch, United Kingdom
An emotional experience

This is a small museum, and the exhibits have been put together with skill and care. What really... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Seaford, United Kingdom
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| Kildonan, HS8 5RZ, Scotland
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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

Thank stevetheskier
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
Reviewed 19 September 2017

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

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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and visited this folklore museum and were extremely impressed by the amount of information and quality of the displays. The range of information was excellent, well worth a visit. Separate show and cafe in attached buildings.

Thank Mickey M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum on our journey north through the Uists. We saw the Viking longboat and it piqued our interest. Inside it is full of Hebridean heritage and fascinating facts. It's only small but there's lots to read about. The kids can do a...More

Thank Amy G
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