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Stranraer Museum

Stranraer, Scotland
+44 1776 705088
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Weekend visit

Smashing wee museum with lots on display relating to area. Great bit upstairs for kids. Lady... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mandcking
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
An eye opener to local history

Situated in the old town house, the museum gives a wonderful insight into what made Stranraer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
crawfie
,
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
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“local history” (16 reviews)
“local area” (4 reviews)
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Stranraer, Scotland
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+44 1776 705088
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smashing wee museum with lots on display relating to area. Great bit upstairs for kids. Lady there was very chatty and informative.

Thank mandcking
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the old town house, the museum gives a wonderful insight into what made Stranraer famous. There are interesting exhibits on farmingof old, and a bit of everything from archeology to natural history. I was fascinated to see the bits about the Polar explorers...More

Thank crawfie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here on a whim and we're very pleasantly surprised. Lots of variety and friendly staff. Worth a visit!

Thank 123mummy2014
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Great place for a tour around the area and a brief look at the past. We got lucky as someone had cancelled, but can highlight recommend the tour for both adults and children.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum on the recommendation of a coach driver. Totally free to enter, but you can make a donation in the box. Surprisingly large and varied display of local artefacts, spread over 2 floors. Also has toilets. Friendly staff. Worth a look if you...More

Thank Adele T
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Some interesting little exhibits mainly about the local area. Nothing spectacular but its free entry and was nice to have somewhere dry to take the children

Thank CoolCollectedMummy
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Well worth a visit for local history and changing exhibitions, staff are helpful and informative and the museum gives a real insight into Stranraer life over the years

Thank eudyptessls
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Free to get in, very interesting exhibits, giving much information about the local area, its past way of life and industry. Found it well laid out, easy to understand, with very well lit displays. Not much for younger ones, but if you have an interest...More

Thank IAN N
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

A nice little museum. Lots of interesting things on display. Very good display of items. Lady on the desk looked bored when we visited but didn't engage much! Free so that's a bonus.

Thank travellingsunderlass
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

A small but interesting museum, well worth a visit if you are in the area, especially on a wet day. Lots of history about Stranraer's past, and good exhibits for kids. Wheelchair accessible and free to visit.

Thank AwayFromLondon
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