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Fraserburgh Heritage Centre

Quarry Road, Fraserburgh AB43 9DT, Scotland
+44 1346 512888
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So informative

Great visit to this volunteer run venue. Lots of child friendly additions to the fascinating... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Gill M
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Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
unique insite into history of fraserburgh

Very interesting centre aided by audio commentary traces the history of this this ancient fishing... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
ianbee2015
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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“herring” (5 reviews)
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Quarry Road, Fraserburgh AB43 9DT, Scotland
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+44 1346 512888
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"herring"
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"lighthouse museum"
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"well worth a visit"
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"volunteer run"
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"beach train"
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"wealth of information"
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"fishing industry"
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"children and adults"
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"interesting stuff"
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"small museum"
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"interesting visit"
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"excellent museum"
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great visit to this volunteer run venue. Lots of child friendly additions to the fascinating exhibits. Local staff will add extra info to enhance your visit, a must visit if you are in the area

Thank Gill M
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very interesting centre aided by audio commentary traces the history of this this ancient fishing town. Plenty of hands on stuff for kids of all ages.

Thank ianbee2015
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

It was a great experience and children can touch somethings and they could go on somethings!! I would go there again!!! I would definitely recommend the museum!!!

Thank Lily W
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Traveled to Fraserburgh as paternal grandfather immigrated to Canada in 1910. Was very pleasantly surprised at the excellent museum (well designed and interactive for children) and the wealth of information about the city, its history and famous people from Fraserburgh - ie. Madama Butterfly, the...More

Thank BigMomma52
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We visited the heritage centre, which we found very interesting with plenty to look at. Very hands on for children.

Thank 122eleanord12
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

A good descriptive history of the town. The hand held audio device gave useful information and was easy to use. We didn't have a lot of time there, so couldn't read everything, making the short audio descriptions particularly helpful. Lots of 'hands on' and a...More

Thank sjmisme
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Very nice staff and a wide range of recent history on display. We loved the beach train with the cine footage of it in use in the 60s.

Thank quentingallagher
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is not to be missed and excellent insight to early life and the fishing industry which was the main source of employment for many years.

Thank JimDodds
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

This small museum is packed full of all sorts of information about the history of Fraserburgh and the region. Many displays include activities for children and adults alike. New information and exhibits are always being added so even if you've been there before it's worth...More

Thank Rockland1792
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A family trip with my children aged 8 and 6 who loved how hands on it was. In the words of my daughter "the best museum I've ever been to because we could touch everything". They especially liked dressing up as fisherfolk and sorting the...More

Thank hasutherland
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