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Elgin Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Very friendly and interesting

Walked past this museum while exploring Elgin and went in on spur-of-the-moment. Very friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John H
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Best community museum in Scotland

Outstanding museum run by local volunteers. Stunning Italianate building close to large public park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“all ages”(6 reviews)
“no lift”(3 reviews)
Elgin Museum is owned and managed by The Moray Society. The Museum’s collections are housed in a Category A listed building at the east end of Elgin High Street, Moray, in the North East of Scotland. Here you can see objects from all over the world...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 High Street, Elgin IV30 1EQ, Scotland
+44 1343 543675
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All reviews all ages no lift pictish stones well worth a visit on display local volunteers lovely ladies free entry lots of local history local area helpful staff high street interesting displays couple of hours two hours feel very welcome beautiful building
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked past this museum while exploring Elgin and went in on spur-of-the-moment. Very friendly welcome, and more interesting than we thought it might be.

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding museum run by local volunteers. Stunning Italianate building close to large public park with ample paid for parking.Outstanding local collection of fossils Elgin Trades Council memorabilia and local information about railways and Elgin City football club.Something for everyone and it's FREE. What's not to...More

Thank elgin53
Reviewed September 28, 2018

From the outside I was expecting a fairly small museum but inside I was astounded by all of the artifacts inside, carefully labelled and laid out in a sensible way that led me through the whole history of the area. I ended up spending a...More

Thank fiona07
Reviewed September 24, 2018

It is not just Elgin represented by this museum but Moray too. Situated in a rather grand building with a big staircase and upper galleries plus a display area out the back, this independent museum (Scotland’s oldest no less) features different aspects of historical and...More

Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Brilliant museum. Staff friendly and very helpful and knowledgeable. Don't miss it ! Free admission but worth a fiver of anyone's money

Thank irenegordon43
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Brilliant museum. Clean, tidy, very informative. Excellent friendly staff who are volunteers. One of the best local museums I have been in. Free entry. Keep up the good work !!

Thank MaryG47
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Worth the stop if you are there. The staff and museum are lovely and the mummy is really cool. It is a. Is it that can be fast or slower, we were meeting our ride so did not have much time but interesting.

1  Thank RachelEJC
Reviewed June 14, 2018

I just had to look at the only negative comment by Lesley who seems to have had a bad hair day as her profile only has one review in total: Elgin museum. Elgin museum is one of few where you can visit more than once...More

1  Thank Michael Stuart E
Reviewed May 25, 2018

We spent a fabulous time looking around, The Moray Society Elgin Museum, which is situated at 1 High Street,Elgin Moray,Telephone 01343 543675 or you can email www.elginmuseum.org.uk.The opening times are April to October Monday-Friday 10am-5pm,Saturday 11am-4pm,Closed on Sunday,out of hours group visits can be arranged...More

Thank Bertram C
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Beautiful small musuem with a lot of different exhibitions.You can see a lot of local culture.Maybe is a perfect visit with children.

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August 24, 2018|
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Response from MaryG47 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it was on display when we visited in July. Unable to confirm whether it is still there now. Perhaps ring them?