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Historylinks Museum

The Meadows, Dornoch IV25 3SF, Scotland
+44 1862 811275
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An interesting insight into local history

A nice welcome , friendly volunteers and an interesting video made for a lovely afternoon. As a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PAnn57
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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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Fabulous - let your kids do the history search

We had planned to just drop in yet an hour later we were still there.. Very simple, user friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janet M
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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VisitScotland 5* rated Independent Museum. Our vision is to Keep the Dornoch Story Alive. We do this by preserving the local heritage and make it available for everyone to enjoy.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“local history” (14 reviews)
“local area” (7 reviews)
“light railway” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Meadows, Dornoch IV25 3SF, Scotland
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+44 1862 811275
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice welcome , friendly volunteers and an interesting video made for a lovely afternoon. As a fellow volunteer at another local museum I appreciate the effort to make visitors welcome. Thanks for taking the time.More

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Historylinks M, Curator at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your comment, we are so pleased that you felt welcome at the museum. As a volunteer yourself, you will know how much organisations like the museum rely on the good will of people. Without our volunteers, we simply couldn't function! I hope...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had planned to just drop in yet an hour later we were still there.. Very simple, user friendly Museum filled to the rafters with local history and artifacts, as far back as the Vikings... A real Gem.. Lovely locals run it..

Thank Janet M
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Historylinks M, Curator at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very pleased that you all enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you sometime for a return visit!

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We found this small museum a great place to source all of the local history. The rebuild of the workshop of Donald Ross was great. Good information on the railway too. Would recommend it.

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Historylinks M, Curator at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Many thanks for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed yourselves at Historylinks and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We liked this even the kids, every museum tells you about the local surroundings, interesting if you like this kind of thing, was really good. Staff were lovely even told us about an event for kids that was on, so we went and they enjoyed...More

Thank Susan B
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Historylinks M, Manager at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Susan, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the museum and that the children had a good time at the workshop. We hope to see you all again sometime.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I stopped by on my way out of town and I loved this museum! The layout was great and everything was so decorative and creative. I really enjoyed learning about the local history. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful and stored all my bags...More

Thank katieveas
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Historylinks M, Manager at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Many thanks for your review and feedback. Really glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again someday.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly and gives a good idea of the area but a bit off the beaten track behind the Jail store. Nice idea of local life and give a good flavour of the history

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Historylinks M, Manager at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Many thanks for your feedback. Hopefully our improved signage helped you to find us?

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Tucked behind Dornochs Main Street and well worth a visit. Lots to learn about this small towns long and at times bloody history. Apparently what’s on show is just the tip of their archive with so much more in storage. Keep your ticket and return...More

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Historylinks M, Manager at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Many thanks for your comments and nice to see you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Packed with interesting stuff, very friendly and knowledgeable staff, offered great advice to us holidaymakers.

Thank Aldridge P
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Historylinks M, Manager at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks you for your feedback and for your kind words about our volunteers. Lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Nice if your into all the history. Friendly gentleman on reception. Kids enjoyed it. Lovely little souviners on sale. Mum really enjoyed it as did my 12yr old daughter.

Thank Sammy M
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Historylinks M, Curator at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Many thanks for your review. We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your visit to the museum.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great Museum behind DORNOCH Castle. A very informative look at the history of the local area, very well laid out and access able.Well worth a visit.

Thank MICHAEL G
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Historylinks M, Curator at Historylinks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much for your comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the museum.

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