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Highland Museum of Childhood

Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
+44 1997 421031
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An interesting museum

This is a small museum on the old disused railway station. It covers childhood from about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dmjackson2112
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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This was really good both for adults and children with lots of great hands on things to do and see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JoAnNealfie
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
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+44 1997 421031
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"train station"
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"cafe next door"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"old style"
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"short film"
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"gift shop"
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"toys"
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"school"
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"childhood"
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"children"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small museum on the old disused railway station. It covers childhood from about the Victorian times to the last war. It covers topics such a midwifes, illnesses, education as well as toys. It cost about £3.00 to go in as is worth...More

Thank dmjackson2112
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was really good both for adults and children with lots of great hands on things to do and see. Staff were really helpful. lovely café next door too

Thank JoAnNealfie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nostalgic it takes you back to you childhood re- childhood items and social history well worth a visit

Thank lindacB2170LR
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Quiet expensive, not all open, not what I expected as I had to walk all around reading info off posters

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stop and have a break staff are friendly and the warm homemade cheese scones are to die for along with hot chocolate this is well worth a visit

Thank tinamolloy2
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

My grandfather was from this community, so I was eager to learn a bit about his highland childhood. It was fun to poke around and look at the pictures and artifacts. The helpful staff brought out some school pictures from the early 1900's so we...More

1  Thank Forresterich
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Cute little museum which host lots of toys and small history. If you have a bit of time, this is a great little stop over in Strathpeffer.

2  Thank EvaRasmussen
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lovely wee museum, very informative I onl wish I’d have had more time to read the wee blue folder at the beginning of the timeline history of the museum etc. It was free because of the time of year which is silly as we were...More

1  Thank Deborah T
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Great little museum. Interesting to see old fashioned toys and dolls house .Lots of information about childhood in bygone times. Staff very helpful and friendly

Thank Janet P
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This a very small museum and some areas were interesting. However there is a lot of rubbish in there too. Maybe I'm not old enough to appreciate the toys and found these areas disappointing. The stories and info on the walls I found interesting though

Thank Jemma D
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