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Bute Museum

Stuart Street, Rothesay, Scotland
+44 1700 505067
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This is a victorian museum and lecture hall

This is an old style museum and lecture hall which is used by the local natural history society... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Graham I
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Excellent Island history archaeology wild life etc. Fascinating model boat display. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
brackenblair
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Rothesay, United Kingdom
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Stuart Street, Rothesay, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an old style museum and lecture hall which is used by the local natural history society. Three volunteers were a great help and guides. I had a great conversation about biology, plants and how they are affected by geology. There are a lot...More

Thank Graham I
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent Island history archaeology wild life etc. Fascinating model boat display. Well worth a visit. Central location opposite Rothesay Castle and next to Moat Leisure Centre. Five minutes walk from ferry and bus terminii

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Not a very big museum but loads to see. Bygones, archeology,militaria and biology. I think they also sell dvd about the area. Only open three afternoons a week at this time of year

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

A family of five made up of myself, my young son, Gran, Gramps and my Uncle arrived on Rothsey after a sail on the Waverley on a very rainy, windy August Wednesday. Typical British summer time weather but where to go on such a wet...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We spent couple of hours in here it was so interesting. lovely little museum and the lady at the desk was very informative.

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Called in, primarily to do something indoors out of the rain and found a really interesting little place to learn more about the island. Lots of information and exhibits detailing the history and at £4 for adults with children free reasonably priced. My 11 year...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

You can go back hundreds of years see all the old items from way back when loads of things for the children to see all the birds and wildlife, see the victorian bikes and old council chamber chairs and pictures facinating

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was a very interesting museum. It was well laid out and there were good explanations easily understood. A very enjoyable visit.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Step back in time. One of the smallest mueums probably in Scotland, opposite Rothesay Castle. 2 rooms with displays that are quaintly presented. Has some interesting and relevant local artefacts. Not a long visit.

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

This museum is fantastic. It is very low entry fee and full of great exhibits and artefacts. This really is an old school museum where you just look around, although the lady at the reception was invaluable and a mine of local information – very...More

1  Thank Mark T
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