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The Scottish Crannog Centre

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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An Aspect of Scottish History About Which We Knew Nothing Before Our Visit

This is great fun to learn about. We had no knowledge of these prehistoric people and their... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Trek-Always
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Amazing

This was one of the highlights of our holiday. Family of six with 15,13,9,7 year olds. All... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jane S
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The Scottish Crannog Centre is a 5-star reconstruction of an early Iron Age loch-dwelling built by the Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology. Our museum features 2,500-year-old underwater discoveries; our Iron Age Interpreters will guide you...more
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South Tay Road | Loch Tay, Nr Aberfeldy, Kenmore PH15 2HY, Scotland
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All reviews iron age loch tay all ages well worth a visit hands on activities wool spinning guided tour on stilts fascinating insight bronze age interesting visit small museum great for kids great visit entrance fee scottish history knowledgeable staff
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Reviewed yesterday

This is great fun to learn about. We had no knowledge of these prehistoric people and their dwellings. Well worth 1-2 hours to hear the stories and learn about how they constructed their homes. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really interesting site with knowledgable staff who present the information well. The tour is good - the crannog itself is amazing and the museum is small but tells the story of the crannog well (although this could do with an update and becoming a little...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our holiday. Family of six with 15,13,9,7 year olds. All throughly enjoyed themselves including the 9 yr old who dislikes museums. The rain didn’t bother us and the people couldn’t have been friendlier or more entertaining. Absolutely loved...More

Thank Jane S
ScottishCrannog C, Engagement Officer at The Scottish Crannog Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jane, thanks for the review! It would be great if the sun could shine all year but happy to hear the rain didn't dampen your time with us.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a very interesting place to visit. The Crannog is a built on the beautiful Loch Tay. We had a really informative guide with a really good knowledge. There are other areas in which you see a fire being started and can have a...More

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ScottishCrannog C, Engagement Officer at The Scottish Crannog Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review, it's great to hear you and your family enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantasic reconstruction of an iron age Crannog, very authentic and a good insight into how they lived. Guided tours are on throughout the day, our guide Ellen was great when we visited. Theres also they chance to try out some of the tools the used...More

Thank Adrienne P
ScottishCrannog C, Engagement Officer at The Scottish Crannog Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Adrienne - thanks for taking the time to write this great review! We're really happy to hear you had a fab time and got a chance to try some of our Iron Age technologies.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crannog itself is wonderful and the supporting exhibits and activities make this a very special place to visit. Rachael, who guided us on our visit, was very knowledgeable about the site itself and also about archaeology in other places. It was good to have...More

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ScottishCrannog C, Engagement Officer at The Scottish Crannog Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for writing such a great review! It's great to hear you had a fantastic second visit to the Crannog Centre and got stuck in with all of our interactive activities. We hope to see you for a third visit sometime soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely worth a trip to, as the countryside surrounding it is probably the best in Perthshire

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ScottishCrannog C, Engagement Officer at The Scottish Crannog Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Sam - thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your trip and that it was made all the better by our wonderful landscape.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The centre consists of a recreated crannog, small museum, and different areas demonstrating aspects of village life (eg textiles, fire, technology, food). The crannog itself is very impressive but it’s the staff’s knowledge and passion that really makes this a very interesting and worthwhile visit....More

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ScottishCrannog C, Engagement Officer at The Scottish Crannog Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We pride ourselves on our staff's passion and knowledge so we're really happy it's resonated with you and your little one.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reconstruction of the round house appeals to the senses wonderfully. Lots of practical displays including technology, cooking and weaving with very knowledgeable guides help visitors to understand about life in the Iron Age. Great for all ages.

1  Thank Anne E
ScottishCrannog C, Engagement Officer at The Scottish Crannog Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Anne, it's great to hear you had a wonderful experience with our knowledgeable guides!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crannogs were built by Neolithic people and were round buildings(thatched) that sat on stilts over the water, This centre has recreated one . very authentic done the old way and the teacher has you follow him through the little village and watch the craftsmen....More

1  Thank Doreen J
ScottishCrannog C, Engagement Officer at The Scottish Crannog Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Doreen, thank you for taking the time to write this review! We're happy to hear such a positive recommendation.

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Soph1981
9 March 2018|
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Response from ScottishCrannog C | Property representative |
Hi there, huge apologies for not getting back to you sooner - we have not been receiving notification of messages. Most 3-year-olds are completely fascinated by what we do the Centre as it represents something very new in... More
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Inchconnachan
22 October 2016|
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Response from ScottishCrannog C | Property representative |
With huge apologies for not answering this sooner. We are sorry but dogs are not allowed in the Centre, except assistance dogs. As one reviewer said, we do have an area outside for dogs to sit and wait for you. It is just... More
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Dawn W
1 October 2016|
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Response from ScottishCrannog C | Property representative |
Hi there - apologies for the delay in responding to your question. The Centre closes for the season on 31 October after our Celtic Samhain Festival. We re-open on 01 April 2017 for our 20th Anniversary year. We note... More
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