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Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage

Hugh Millers Cottage Church Street, Cromarty IV11 8XA, Scotland
+44 844 493 2100
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Hugh Millers Cottage Church Street, Cromarty IV11 8XA, Scotland
+44 844 493 2100
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Comprises two building - The main house has a varied exhibition of geological secimens found by Hugh Miller spread over 3 floors. The adjacent cottage is furnished and cosy, it has been enhanced with small electric candles which give a good picture of what life...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a National Trust for Scotland Museum and visitor centre and altough it is quite small, it is very interesting to visit. Learn all about the life and tragic death of this fantastically talented man. There are also small gardens to look around. The...More

Thank CaroleBradford
Reviewed 4 August 2017

A great museum. Plenty to see, and discover about the man. You get access to the gardens and his house too in the admission price. Lovely!

Thank susan_speirs
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Local history brought to you in a simple but meaningful way. The cottage garden is small and beautiful.Do not miss it.

Thank JeanBryden
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is an ideal location bonnie wee house stunning surrounding areas also this tells you about his life not just the famous bits well worth a visit

Thank oman987
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Hugh Miller is one of those significant people from history who is hardly known outside his local area, and I for one was not aware of him prior to visiting here. Now that has been rectified by my visit here. But rather than me describe...More

1  Thank PeterLanky
Reviewed 14 June 2017

As National Trust members I always look for sites to visit when I am out and about. As we were planning to go on a boat trip in Cromarty I was delighted to find an NTS property nearby, although I was not aware of who...More

Thank Gi11yG
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We were staying in Cromarty which turned out to be a lovely little place - and we were keen to see the Hugh Miller museum which is owned by NT for Scotland. It is well kept and a visit is highly recommended.

Thank penarthguy
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Shame to say have never heard of the gentleman but found it quite interesting. Small museum, very informative, and cottage. The usual area for buying souvenirs. Expected more of the attached garden but very disappointing.Needs sprucing up and more planting. Could be a lovely cottage...More

Thank minseee
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Small SNT property. Didn't know much about Hugh Miller so found it quite interesting. The "garden" was a bit of a let down - a few strides and that's it. Good to while away an hour or so.

Thank AlyG1954
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