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Tain Through Time

Tower Street, Tain IV19 1DY, Scotland
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Best little museum I visited in Scotland

Tain is a charming town and the heart of Clan Ross. I went to Tain to play golf (great course... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Local history

Nice little museum if you are interested in local history and crafts. Suitable for children too... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
m k
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“small museum” (2 reviews)
“silverware” (2 reviews)
Tower Street, Tain IV19 1DY, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tain is a charming town and the heart of Clan Ross. I went to Tain to play golf (great course!), and spent the rest of the day exploring the town. The Tain Through Time exhibit is well worth the visit. I spent well over an...More

Thank mrburmester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little museum if you are interested in local history and crafts. Suitable for children too. Our guide that day was very professional and dedicated to the subject, so we got a lot more out of our visit than just seeing the exhibition..

Thank m k
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

A visit to the Tain district and museum is well worth the time in this classic Scottish village. An hour bus ride from Inverness will drop you right down town. Interesting shops and small cafes abound

Thank mikeforney
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We stopped in Tain on our route north on the NC500 and visited Tain Through Time,the museum and the chapel. For the small entrance fee you got entry to all 3 attractions and a ton of interesting information about local history, the pilgrimage and the...More

Thank Kelly C
Elizabeth F, Chairwoman of the Trust at Tain Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you Kelly for your lovely review. We do our best to provide and all our visitors with an interesting and informative visit to our little gem of a museum. We are so glad you found us on the NC500 !

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Our main rason for visiting the museum was the rain! It turned out to be really interesting and not just for the local interest. The collection of Tain silver is beautiful, (but I am a sucker for polished silver) and the stained glass windows in...More

1  Thank mandy m
Reviewed 24 September 2016

An interesting and informative little trio of museums, packed with items of local interest and manned by knowledgeable, enthusiastic staff. We really enjoyed our visit - particularly the information on local silverware and the history of pilgrimage to the area.

1  Thank John&Betty
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Jason, the guide, made our short visit really interesting as he was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. On arrival we knew nothing about Tain but we left having learnt a lot and with a new found interest in silver.

1  Thank ShelleyB654
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff. Covers the whole history of the area and the Ross clan. A mix of video and information boards. The museum Tain exhibit is stunning not to be missed and was included in the ticket price

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Worth the entrance fee to spend sometime learning about Tain. Small, compact and informative. A small museum so not a huge amount of time needed staff friendly.

1  Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This museum consists of a local history section and a superb collection of silver, which Tain used to produce. The staff are wonderfully informative - expect to know much more about silverware than you did when you went in!

1  Thank IanCLondon
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