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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Castle Wynd, Inverness, Scotland
+44 1463 237114
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Fantasic interactive museum and gallery.

The building itself on the outside looks bleak but once your inside to get a fantastic surprise. I... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Jennifer G
Stirling, United Kingdom
Awful building, but a surprise "Lurks" inside.

The museum is fabulous, some great exhibits and hands on exhibits for the kids. This is a very... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Scotland, United Kingdom
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This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give visitors a more complete picture of Inverness's complex history. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm. Open May Day. Monday 6th of May 2013.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Castle Wynd, Inverness, Scotland
+44 1463 237114
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

The building itself on the outside looks bleak but once your inside to get a fantastic surprise. I know for a fact that I learned something new. Also we played a Viking game which was available for people to try; my sister and I really...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The museum is fabulous, some great exhibits and hands on exhibits for the kids. This is a very small museum, some of the exhibits are very rare, I imagine this place is a must for all visitors to the Highlands, you will learn quite a...More

Thank AviemoreScotland
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This museum includes a.modern art gallery, a natural history section and good exhibits on the pre- and Jacobite histories of Scotland. You can learn more about Scottish Gaelic or how to properly dress in your "plaid." There are many hands on exhibits for kids and...More

Thank cmdevlin64
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a fairly small place with museum on the ground floor and gallery above. Concentrating on the geology and early history of the Highlands. Staff really friendly. Worth a visit and it is free- donations welcomed.

Thank SheffTech
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I love Highland history, and my grandmothers family is from the Highlands, and I still learned things here. Great displays on the Picts and other peoples living in the area over time. However, displays here seemed very out of sequence and hard to follow. They...More

Thank H C
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Very friendly staff and a good interesting display. The art gallery was very small, yet had modern pieces in it. Cafe had wonderful hot chocolate!

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

At the foot of the castle in Inverness is a delightful free museum with attached tea room. It's just off the Main street through town a block from the bridge crossing the Ness. Part geological survey, part Scottish history with a gallery wing for very...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a small and oddly laid out museum but it contains a varied selection of artefacts that tell the story of the Highlands. The archaeological material is the standout collection.

Thank Petra O
Reviewed 23 July 2016

3 adults went for lunch at the café which was fine then had a walk round the museum it was really interesting with lots to see

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I happened upon this museum simply because I missed a bus I needed to take and had an hour to spare. I soon found out that an hour wasn't nearly enough! This museum was wonderful: very informative, had a lovely setup of exhibits, and a...More

Thank sjvorona
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It's right in the centre of town.
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