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Fraserburgh Heritage Centre

Quarry Road, Fraserburgh AB43 9DT, Scotland
+44 1346 512888
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Local History Comes Alive

I really enjoyed this local museum. It made a great place to spend a very wet day after visiting... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2015
TartanCat57
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Appin, United Kingdom
Great family friendly museum

Great family friendly museum packed with local history, my toddler loved it. Staff were pleasant... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2015
Legalyblond901
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Aberdeenshire,. Scotland
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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LOCATION
Quarry Road, Fraserburgh AB43 9DT, Scotland
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+44 1346 512888
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

I really enjoyed this local museum. It made a great place to spend a very wet day after visiting the Lighthouse Museum next door. Because it is volunteer run it may not seem as "polished" as very professional museums, but therein lies its charm. It...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Great family friendly museum packed with local history, my toddler loved it. Staff were pleasant and helpful. Would definitly recommend a visit.

1  Thank Legalyblond901
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

We were on a family history trail and the friendly staff assisted us with use of a reference room so we could sit and access archives. One lady provided background from her own family research and cemetery records. The museum itself gave a feeling of...More

1  Thank Edie B
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Reviewed 28 June 2015

My wife and I spent an interesting hour or so in this excellent Heritage Centre. The lady on the reception was most helpful and the audio guides were full of useful information. My only concern was that we were the only visitors there. Do visit...More

1  Thank Dio42
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

This is a fascinating small museum staffed by knowledgeable volunteers. A lot is packed in a relatively small area but with plenty of room to move around logically with the help of an audio guide included in the admission price. Frazerburgh has had several illustrious...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Today this has become my favourite museum! My kids (aged 5 & 6) loved it. They dressed up as fisherman, landed fish on the boat and drove the old beach train and were kept amused for hours and had to be dragged away, and the...More

2  Thank Kath O
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Reviewed 14 April 2015

Excellent museum. We went to kill an afternoon in the holidays and bought a family pass for the year. Very kid friendly and we were in there for a couple of hours and did not get the boys past the first interactive display. Looking forwards...More

1  Thank Malcolm S
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Reviewed 13 April 2015

An audio visual experience tracking the history of Fraserburgh, from a small fishing village through to its current role as the largest white fish port in Britain. See the effects of over fishing in the 20th century, the effect of war, polar explorers, the Scottish...More

1  Thank KozelFan
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Reviewed 9 November 2014

Had a great family visit. Kids loved all the interactive bits and they learned things too. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank girlies_mum
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

A wonderful place for kids and adults alike. The triumphs and tragedies of Fraserburgh and its famous sons and daughters are very interesting. The kids like all the hands on displays too. Many thanks.

1  Thank Paulo H
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