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Tolbooth Museum

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Address: | Old Quay, The Harbour, Stonehaven, Scotland
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+44 7512 466329
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Wed - Mon 01:30 - 16:30

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Great wee find!

Stumbled across this by accident. Free entry, very interesting and staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend anyone to pop in if they're in the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago
albion89
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this by accident. Free entry, very interesting and staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend anyone to pop in if they're in the area.

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Thank albion89
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the museum that's located in the oldest building in Stonehaven. The couple who were the volunteers today are cheery, friendly and have lots of knowledge about the items in the Museum. There were a number of visitors, even on a rainy day. Interesting items and be sure to look at the cell door just to the left once you... More 

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Thank VJDM
Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful visit, full of treasures for all. The staff was very welcoming and made the past come alive. A true history lesson!

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Thank Diego P
Lavenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into the museum not expecting much and stayed a good hour. Ian and Diane were the volunteer guides on the day and they provided us with a fascinating insight into Stonehaven and the local history. The short films on the annual Fireball event and the storms of 2012 and 2014 were stunning. These, coupled with the many artefacts on... More 

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Thank stevebeedle
aberdeen
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we visited the mseum today i have always wanted to visit but usually closed . it is a wee treasure to stumble upon and was very interesting my husband and I loved it well worth a visit

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Thank jacksAberdeen
Stirling, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

What a gem of a place situated in the harbor area of stonehaven amazing artifacts that have been collected over the years also there is a video to watch of the new year festivities when they have the fireballs going down the street and then down to the harbor to distinguish. The people who run this are all well knowledgeable... More 

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Thank SengaDick
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Small museum run by volunteers, interesting items displayed. Very friendly museum guide who told us he is hoping to extend and develop the museum. Check opening times beforehand.

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Thank Georgina D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

One of the oldest building in Stonehaven, the museum is very small but has of lot things that might interest you. It is right near the Stone-haven harbor and the beach, the entry is free.

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Thank Nandhaa
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Situated in a great location in the harbour this fantastic wee museum is just my kind of place. If you're the kind of person who likes bright, modern, uniformly laid out museums you probably won't think much of this place but if, like me, you're the kind of person who likes dark, dingy, higgledy-piggledy museums choc-full of interesting and varied... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

This museum, which is situated in the oldest building in Stonehaven, forms part of a very attractive harbour side. It is worth noting however that in winter the museum is only open at weekends.

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