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Mallaig Heritage Centre

Station Road, Mallaig PH41 4PY, Scotland
+44 1687 462085
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A Very Good Collection

This is a must visit place for anybody remotely interested in the local history of the places they... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
501rayf
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Hereford, United Kingdom
Very interesting with helpful staff

We visit the area twice a year and usually visit the heritage centre. The area is very interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
David H
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Sheringham, United Kingdom
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Station Road, Mallaig PH41 4PY, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is a must visit place for anybody remotely interested in the local history of the places they are visiting. All the information about mallaig, past and present, is collected nicely here under one roof.

Thank 501rayf
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We visit the area twice a year and usually visit the heritage centre. The area is very interesting and the centre describes and explains everything very well. It covers a wide range of subject matters and is very good value. You can use your ticket...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Arrived in Mallaig on afternoon train, brrr, wet and windy but wandered about. Heritage centre was a very welcome, warm and interesting little musuem with lots of lovely photos of Mallaig in the past, we had our little dog with us who also enjoyed the...More

2  Thank Marie E
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Extremely rude staff, saved time on our visit to Malliag today before our train back to Glasgow to visit the heritage centre we arrive at 3.45 and we where told it was closed although the opening times clearly stated it was open until 4pm. When...More

2  Thank Krusty1988
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

To anyone going to Mallaig please avoid the Heritage Centre. We took the steam train to Mallaig and the town was wonderful and quaint. On the way back to the train we had an hour to kill and noticed the Heritage Centre. The woman behind...More

2  Thank lukewatson88
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This museum offers stories from Mallaig and the surrounding area that provide a valuable insight into the events that have shaped the place. The modern exhibition centre hosts a number of well-presented displays showing various elements of Mallaig's history. I enjoyed the story of the...More

Thank DavidJPreston
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Called in yesterday, looking to pass time as our steam train journey return to Fort William was delayed as train had broken down!! Anyway, this lovely little centre was perfect, very friendly lady told us about Mallaig and answered all our questions. Only problem we...More

Thank Sue C
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I popped in here will waiting on a delayed train from the station just to see what it was all about. I had left my partner (and my bag) on our delayed train and therefore didn't have any money. I had a little browse around...More

1  Thank Lorna D
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this centre. Gives you the full history of the village from its earliest beginnings. How the village started up till its present time. So many interesting facts, and old photographs to add credence to it all. We spent at least an hour watching...More

Thank janiceuren
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

It was raining hard when we arrived on the Jacobite train so we were looking for something to do indoors before lunch - this little museum was ideal. It is quite low tech and low key - mostly a collection of photographs and documents about...More

Thank kameko
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womble123101
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Response from PostnicheNomad | Reviewed this property |
You can contact them. Telephone no. on the website along with contact form. I can't post either here for some reason. But address is Mallaig Heritage Centre, Station Road, Mallaig, PH41 4PY
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