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Grantown Museum

Burnfield House Burnfield Avenue, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3HH, Scotland
+44 1479 872478
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Interesting little museum

Although I don’t live too far away from Grantown I have to confess I’d never visited the museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ROSANNA M
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Inverness, United Kingdom
Short and to the point

If it wasn’t for the fact that Grantown holds family ties, the museum would have been less... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
exBostonian
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Burnfield House Burnfield Avenue, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3HH, Scotland
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+44 1479 872478
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although I don’t live too far away from Grantown I have to confess I’d never visited the museum before. Very reasonable entry fee - £4 when I visited - and very pleasant and helpful lady on the desk. The museum isn’t very big but I...More

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lewisthomson11, Social media moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. As you may be aware, the museum is mainly run by volunteers and positive feedback like yours means a lot to us.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If it wasn’t for the fact that Grantown holds family ties, the museum would have been less interesting. I did enjoy the history, but it is only a few rooms and probably not worth the price if you are driving through town.More

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lewisthomson11, Social Media Moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It's good you enjoyed the historical aspects of the museum which will have been of interest if you have Grantown connections. Indeed, the people of Grantown have a big personal investment in the museum....More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

A must visit especially with their 1st World War exhibits on, at present. School visit and not expensive. Informative staff who are very pleasant.

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lewisthomson11, Social Media Moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Our staff are volunteers and they go out of their way to make visitors welcome in our museum, of which we are all very proud.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Loved this little museum. So many interesting facts in the leaflets. Staff were very helpful and gave us advice on where to walk plus maps. They also had timetables of the local bus service. Toilets (free) across the road with plenty of parking spacesMore

Thank FIFINorfolk
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lewisthomson11, Social Media Moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Many thanks for your positive review. Our volunteers work hard to make people welcome both to the Museum, to Grantown and indeed to Badenoch & Strathspey and they appreciate praise. One tiny point, yes, there are toilets across the car park but there are also...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I visited Grantown - On - Spey Museum with my cat on 15 May 2018. The staff at the museum are very good. I purchased a cross stitch kit. Grantown - On - Spey a nice town.It is far from anywhere. If you want a...More

Thank knitting8
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lewisthomson11, Social Media moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Many thanks for your review. I'm a little puzzled by the 'very high priced' part of the heading but it seems you enjoyed the museum.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

A interesting small museum that tells you all you need to know about the area it has a nice gift shop. It has changing exhibitions on it was the local Arts group on my visit. The staff are also very helpful

Thank Peter H
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lewisthomson11, Media Coordinator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you very much for your positive review. We are very fond of our museum and it is good when visitors give us kind feedback.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This was an informative little museum that seems to be run mostly by volunteers.as I am a slow reader it helps to have a speed reader for a wife and traveling companion. There is a lot of local information to absorb. It is well displayed...More

Thank Larry B
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lewisthomson11, Volunteer moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you for your positive review. You are right. The museum is largely run by volunteers with a part time manager and a part time curator. Positive reviews like yours help to make it all worthwhile for both paid and volunteer staff. I also like...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This museum was a surprise due to its helpfulness and knowledgeable the staff are. There was an art exhibition within the centre which complimented the museum. The video was a good way to start and then to walk though the history of Grantown on Spey...More

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lewisthomson11, Volunteer Moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you for such a positive review. The museum depends a lot on volunteers and comments such as these really do make it worthwhile.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were interested in visiting while we were walking around the village and as the museum had an exhibition on it seemed a good idea. Never saw anything as the dog was not allowed in, as she is not an assistance dog. So, no dog,...More

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lewisthomson11, Volunteer Moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

We're sorry you were unable to visit the museum with your dog. However, this is not an unusual policy. We have a legal obligation to admit assistance dogs but do not admit pet dogs. We do have a dog bowl outside and you might have...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Had an Art exhibition on when we visited,charge was £4 each, Was very dissapointed not many paintings and very small museum with very few interesting exhibits.Other members of our party were dissapointed too. Would not reccommend.More

Thank Yvonne G
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lewisthomson11, Volunteer Moderator at Grantown Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry you were disappointed with your visit to Grantown Museum. I assume your visit was recent, in which case the 'Art Exhibition' you refer to was the exhibition of paintings by Richard Waitt. These...More

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As far as I am aware they shut at the end of October.
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