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A Very Valuable Resource

My wife's family moved away from Dunoon in the 1930s. It's a very special place to them. On this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael B
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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A very small museum at only £3 per adult entrance fee. A lot to look at from close to present day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wahaejock
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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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All reviews local history worth a visit couple of hours interesting exhibits surrounding area entrance fee steamers friendly staff small charge video showing first floor rainy day all ages dunoon area disabled access model ships nice little place
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife's family moved away from Dunoon in the 1930s. It's a very special place to them. On this visit my wife and I had time enough to visit the museum ....... what a treasure trove! Especially of old photos. It's all been lovingly put...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice park area to climb up to the museum. Views at top are worth it. Fee payable but nominal. Nice video introduction. Some nice interesting exhibits.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very small museum at only £3 per adult entrance fee. A lot to look at from close to present day world wars 1 & 2 and 100's of years further back.

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CastleHouseMuseum, Manager at Castle House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad that despite being a fairly small Museum you found much to look at. Our visitorsbquite often remark on just how much we have managed to exhibit. Thank you very much for your review. Itnis appreciated.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really good place to visit on a rainy (or not rainy) day. The staff were very knowledgeable about the exhibits.

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CastleHouseMuseum, Manager at Castle House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very pleased to learn that you found the Museum a nice place to visit. Your comments are appreciated. Thanks for your visit.

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Worth a visit,before and after postcards with a 100 year span was very interesting.the lady who was working knew a lot about dunoon and was happy to give out information

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CastleHouseMuseum, Manager at Castle House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pleased that you found your visit worthwhile. It is always good to to get positive feedback. Thank you for visiting and your feedback.

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Not cheap to enter but some interesting exhibits on show about old Dunoon and military history. A bit of a walk to find it but great views when you do.More

Thank Craig T
CastleHouseMuseum, Manager at Castle House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to visit our Museum which surely must be one of the most prominent buildings in Dunoon sitting as it does across from our Victorian Pier. It is also very close to the main shopping area. Somewhat surprised at your comment...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We enjoyed an hour going through this small museum about life and times related to Dunoon and the surrounding area. Wonderful collection of old model ships of the Clyde.

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CastleHouseMuseum, Manager at Castle House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Your comments are appreciated. Hope you will be able to visitnagain sometime. Thanks.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the history of the area. The film show showing postcards from earlier times alongside pictures from modern days were really interesting and made you realise how times have changed! Well worth a visit!

Thank Kath D
CastleHouseMuseum, Manager at Castle House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit to the Castle House Museum. Your interest is appreciated.

Reviewed 11 August 2018

A snap of local culture from Dunoon area. Lots to see not a lot of room but the building is amazing.

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Interesting collection of photos. Very little on the Polaris years . Basic info but set in lovely groundsMore

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CastleHouseMuseum, Manager at Castle House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Apologies for delayed response. Sorry that you came upon little about the American years. In the upper level of the Museum we have a notice next to small references to the American presence to direct those interested to ask at our counter. There we ha...More

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maylucy91
3 July 2018|
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Response from Roy H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know, but give them a call and ask. They are very friendly people. There are a lot of stairs up to the Castle House Museum, but there is also a slope and drive way up to it. Once in the Museum is up stairs, but... More
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carlowood
1 November 2017|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
yes and several cafes across the road
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Madchick4455
3 April 2017|
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Response from drjohn030151 | Reviewed this property |
Open Easter to October, Monday to Saturday 10am - 4pm £3 Adults, £2.50 Concessionary, Children free ( Correct at time of our visit August 2016)
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