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Buckie and District Fishing Heritage Centre

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As visitors from Holland, we have been several times in the heritage museum. Already in the old... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Utrechtse Heuvelrug, The Netherlands
Very interesting

Very friendly volunteers. Very knowledgable, go and see the seamen’s memorial too if possible they... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Christopher B
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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7 Cluny Place, Buckie AB56 1HB, Scotland
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All reviews local history fishing heritage school trip heritage centre well worth a visit run by volunteers great knowledge local area model boats photographs museum exhibits decline industry chapel development information
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

As visitors from Holland, we have been several times in the heritage museum. Already in the old museum and later in the new. We learned a lot, also did our sons ,of fishermen’s life in Buckie and could compare it with fishermen’s life in Scheveningen...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jannekempronk
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Very friendly volunteers. Very knowledgable, go and see the seamen’s memorial too if possible they hold the keys and can sometimes show you if there is someone available

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing collection of memorabilia from different aspects of the local community and wider! Both world wars - the fishing community - military - artists. Very knowledgeable volunteer staff! Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kgcowie
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Volunteers were very helpful and friendly nswered all the children's questions at chids level. Made history come alive. Small and comfy well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bettingman
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

When in the area I definitely suggest to go here. Organised by local volunteers this is a gem to be visited. A big collection of Buckie history, especially on fishing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TheGlenPaul
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Very well worth a visit even if boats and sailing aren’t your thing. Read about the amazing role played by fishermen’s wives and see the history of the extensive railway network that used to exist.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This museum, tucked away in the carpark behind the library offers a memorable visit. The gentlemen who run it ( all volunteers) welcome visitors and have great knowledge of Buckie's heritage and all the displays. Models of boats made in the now defunct shipyards are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MEM184
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very interesting place, volunteers are very informed an helpfully.This is a must visit if you are in the Moray Buckie area.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank William H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Enjoyed a wee chat with the very knowledgable gentlemen volunteering on that day. Great photos of the bygone fishing industry in Buckie.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank joannaileen
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Nice wee museum, run by volunteers one took us to the nearby chapel that is dedicated to those fishermen lost at sea.beautifil stained glass and it was quite moving to see the true cost of fish.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Q6420XXmarkc
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Hazel L
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Response from kgcowie | Reviewed this property |
Turn into Buckie at the Tesco entrance- all the way down High Street to the mini roundabout at the square- turn left then 1st right and it’s on your fight behind the library!