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Ross of Mull Historical Centre

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Very interesting

We stopped here on our first day on the island and this little gem is full of useful information... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
sjoates80
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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A nice cup of tea and source of information

We arrived just on closing time, but were welcomed in anyway and offered a pot of tea.I had been in... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
David F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was met by a lovely lady who told me plenty of history of the Ross of Mull and beyond. All this over a nice cup of tea. There are interesting books etc to buy but make sure you have cash as they don`t have...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our first day on the island and this little gem is full of useful information about the island currently..ie useful maps, walking guides, full list of campsites B&Bs and other services. Plis very interesting history, it is refurbished black house and...More

1  Thank sjoates80
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived just on closing time, but were welcomed in anyway and offered a pot of tea.I had been in Bunessan 48 years, staying on Saorphin Farm as part of a University of Glasgow field study. Interesting poster displays of local history, and a chance...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 June 2018

You reach the Centre and the adjacent mill ruins across a footbridge that crosses the Bunessan Burn which once powered the mill - an intriguing, nostalgic introduction. The mill and the remnants of its machinery take your mind back to its central place in the...More

Thank svhoxford
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had an intersting look around but the real fun started when the very obliging lady volunteer told us about the archives which we were able to investigate. Could have stayed here for a whole day looking through records. Imagine our surprise when we found...More

1  Thank contravellers
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This centre is run by volunteers who are very pleased to explain the exhibits and tell you about their life in the area. Well worth a visit

1  Thank hawkin17
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The friendly staff were so helpful and informative. We learned such a lot about Mull whilst there and had a very good cup of tea. Lots to see and do.

1  Thank Jean P
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stopped off on route to Iona. The chap there was friendly and knowledgeable about the local history. They have tea & coffee on sale (very good coffee & not silly prices! ) & a toilet..... will definitely stop off again on next trip.

2  Thank E M
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Not as well publicised as I think it should be, it deserves more visitors. The Historical Centre is Tardis like, there is far more on the inside than the outside suggests is possible. It gives a fantastic overview of life on the island and how...More

Thank DeniseMcM
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Who would have thought that a little town like Bunessan would have such a fantastic resource center! Came with some knowledge of where my kin came from on Mull and left with proof that they came from the area around Penncross plus we found another...More

4  Thank Jack M
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