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Scottish Tartans Musuem

86 E Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3026
+1 828-524-7472
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What a fun shop

Not sure why this is called a museum, but it is a fun retail store. Great tartan selection... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Atlanta, Georgia
Fun Quick Ancestral Search

Stopped by with family and looked up our Scottish heritage and our clan's tartan. The employees... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Franklin, North Carolina
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86 E Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3026
+1 828-524-7472
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Reviewed yesterday

Not sure why this is called a museum, but it is a fun retail store. Great tartan selection. Information on all the clans.

Thank newyorkdoll4
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped by with family and looked up our Scottish heritage and our clan's tartan. The employees were very helpful and informative. We were able to purchase a few items with the crest and clan colors on them also.

Thank RevRmg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family's ancestry is of the Ross Clan, so it was interesting to find five variants of the Ross tartan in their display. The woman at the desk was helpful and friendly. I spent more time in the little museum in the basement than I...More

Thank Peregonz
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is our second visit to this quaint little shop and museum, and it's worth every penny ($2 per person) to visit the museum part - which is currently under expansion. The history of the tartan is shown at various displays, including a display of...More

Thank 465phillipk
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Visited during Tartan Day Celebration and enjoyed learning about tartan history, seeing the Dennis Deitz Nikwasi Mural and the Cherokee artifacts. Saw excellent Breacan Clan Living History reenactment presentation of 16th to 18th century life. Museum staff is very friendly and helpful!

Thank Jennifer Hawkin... H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Small shop but contains all ancestry of heritage. Just love this.Definitely recommend this for all people who wants to know their heritage.

Thank allen577
Reviewed 24 December 2016

There are many Scottish items on display. Having some Scottish ancestry made it very interesting. They have reference books that you can use to research your family name.

Thank Jeanine L
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went with low expectations. Was in the basement of a Scottish themed store. Owner/manager was very friendly and willing to help. Museum was nothing special. Did have an artifact or two of interest. Mostly you just walk around the basement and read placards.

Thank DrJ5714
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I confess, I'm Scottish on mom's side of the tracks and Welsh on dad's side. At one time, they shared a common enemy--the English. But now they live in a kind of tense peace, that could end with a single insult. Like accusing the Welsh...More

Thank drjim1941
Reviewed 1 November 2016

this store is a work in progress- Nice display of quality tartans and good made from them. Some books and other items of interest as well.

Thank sailmaker51
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