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Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

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This is a 5 star visitor attraction and retail complex. Loch Ness is already the most famous lake in the world but our aim is to make it better understood. This is achieved through a fully audio visually guided 35 minute tour. The presentation is...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought this wasn't worth the money, to be honest thought it would be more interesting but it was only a series of very dark rooms with short video presentations. Very unorganised didn't even know which way to start, wouldn't recommend. Typical walk out into...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emma T
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Emma for taking the time to come and leave us a review. I’m sorry to hear that you didn’t like our exhibition. We are undergoing work during the winter season on our lighting and timing programmes and to reflect this are offering a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have to agree with the recent reviews, you walk through 5 or 6 dark rooms watch a short 2 minute film in each one, walk through a 10 foot corridor with some facts and figures and you are in the gift shop and then exit....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to come and leave us a review. We have films in six rooms as well as the foyer, each one takes five minutes, so 35 minutes in total. Our last room is full of scale models of things we’ve...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked through a handful of black painted rooms. Each had a short 5 min presentation of poor quality on a small screens (mostly). Had to stand at most of them, no guide, no one to ask questions, nothing significant to look at until the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David H
LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you David for taking the time to leave us a review. I’m surprised firstly that you would describe our rooms as all black painted, you seem to have missed the ones that are made to look like caves. Each room takes 5 minutes and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought this may be an interesting tour to bring some friends from a far flung corner of the world. Yet I was mortified by the whole exhibition, which can only be described as dull and tacky, room upon room of some man who spent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I’m sorry you did not like our exhibition. The exhibition designer is Adrian Shine, he is the leader of the Loch Ness Project and has been in Scotland for over 40 years, he was born in England and he narrates the exhibition. He is not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our visit here, before you go into the exhibition proper you have to watch a short film before venturing through the curtains to the very immersive displays. All the information you could possibly want to know about the Loch and its most famous...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Dick for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed our exhibition and found it to be immersive and presented very well. It’s good to hear that you thought we were good value and educational...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today based on the fact in had a tourist board 5star rating and we were so disappointed, possibly the worst tourist attraction we have visited in Scotland. The centre consists of a series of rooms with a short video presentation in each, which doesn’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to come to Trip advisor and leave us a review. I’m sorry to hear that our wonderful story of Loch Ness, how it became a Loch in the first place, the myths and legends surrounding the monster and the...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The visitors centre was really interesting and I found out loads of interesting facts but a little tricky to keep a three year old entertained. The best part however was the boat trip across the Loch. Initially I balked at the price £10 for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a lovely review Susanna. I’m delighted to hear that you enjoyed the exhibition, we do offer free entry for little ones under six and sticker sheets for all children. Its great that you enjoyed the cruise with Ali, doing the exhibition...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

nice experience, but I did not like how it was set up. I had already read most of the information, so it was not new. The exhibits were actually great. But it was done in a way where you had to stay with your group,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to come and leave us a review. I’m pleased to hear that you enjoyed the exhibition and gift shop, which you found was cheaper than elsewhere. You mention that doors were closed between each room but there aren’t actually...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Called in here while passing through. Very interesting tour explaining all about the Loch and the myths of Nessie!! Fascinating to learn all about the legends of the monster and the hunt for verification. Sad to learn that she's probably dead..... But is she????? Hmm.

Date of experience: October 2018
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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I’m pleased that you found the exhibition to be interesting and fascinating. It’s great to hear that we left you wondering whether Nessie exists or not!

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Firstly the concept of the visitor center is a great idea and you can clearly see the passion behind the idea however there were a few issues that lead to this not being at its best. I really like the concept and the whole idea...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I’m pleased to hear that you enjoyed the exhibition and sorry to hear you had some issues. As part of our winter refurbishment we are having some work done on our programming, this is...More

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wookiemum
20 July 2018|
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Response from LochNessCentre | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for your question. In common with all other indoor exhibitions, theatres and cinemas we only allow assistance dogs inside the premises. Please contact me if you have any further queries. Debbie... More
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Response from BarbieMegaTraveller | Reviewed this property |
I also think an hour - to one hour 30 minutes.
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