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Scotland's Secret Bunker

Troywood, Crail KY16 8QH, Scotland
+44 1333 310301
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I''m a history buff and just didn't find this very interesting.

I expected to really like the bunker, but it didn't have anything special. The movie about what to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
slm999
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Fairfield County, CT
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The lady in the shop was very helpful and opened the back fire exit for my elderly mother on a very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Harris0n2
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Scotland's best kept secret.... Until now! Hidden beneath an innocent Scottish farmhouse lies Scotland's Secret Bunker. A 450 foot tunnel leads you to the blast proof doors which defend 24,000 square feet of secret accommodation which was built to help safeguard Scotland during the Cold War in the event of a nuclear attack. The Secret Bunker lies 100 feet underground and is the size of two football pitches, one on top of the other so there is plenty of exploring to do! Come and discover how Scotland would have been governed from the depths of Fife and how they would have survived a nuclear attack from the most deadly bombs!
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“cold war” (149 reviews)
“nuclear war” (61 reviews)
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Troywood, Crail KY16 8QH, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I expected to really like the bunker, but it didn't have anything special. The movie about what to do in case of nuclear attack was interesting, but overall it was not worth the time (and money).

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Marc M, General Manager at Scotland's Secret Bunker, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The lady in the shop was very helpful and opened the back fire exit for my elderly mother on a very windy day. The exhibits were very interesting. The videos were a bit too long to watch at 20 minutes at 45 minutes.

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Marc M, General Manager at Scotland's Secret Bunker, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great time out at the Bunker, had a really informative time. Fantastic staff who were very attentive. The young receptionist lass was really schooled up on the Cold War and filled me in on a few things that I didn't know. I opted for the...More

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Marc M, General Manager at Scotland's Secret Bunker, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I looked online for ticket prices. £12.50 for an adult and £8.50 for a kid. There were 2 adults and one child so my maths tells me that's a total of £33.50. The website advertises 3 different family tickets. The cheapest £29 for 2adults and...More

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Marc M, General Manager at Scotland's Secret Bunker, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Afternoon Sir, Firstly Im sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit. Most of our displays are of original condition and are kept behind chains , glass and cabinets etc so they don't get broken or vandalised. For insurance purposes we don't allow members...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very in depth look at how a nuclear exchange between NATO and the Warsaw Pact would have affected the survivors. The bunker is a real history lesson and the films that are shown were snap shot in time. Well worth the visit. It is interesting...More

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Marc M, General Manager at Scotland's Secret Bunker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This crazy place shows how things were at the height of the Cold War! Thank God it never came to happen! The engineering is first class, well though out an then well executed. Steel doors that weigh a ton, yes actually they do! The complex...More

1  Thank Ken H
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Marc M, General Manager at Scotland's Secret Bunker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I half knew what to expect visiting this site. I was amazed at the labour and man hours that must have gone into this, quite astonishing. £12.50 entry for adult is very reasonable and £2 for audio help. Great insight into what would have gone...More

1  Thank Jimmy C
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Marc M, General Manager at Scotland's Secret Bunker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good day out, the bunker itself is spread amongst two underground levels so there are quite a lot of things to look at. Another added bonus is the cafe onsite. I would recommend bringing warmer clothing as it’s quite cold down in the bunker

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here during our holiday to Scotland. What a great find it was! Thoroughly enjoyable and a lot to offer. There was more there than I thought there would be to see. Lots of information and history to explore in the secret bunker. We...More

1  Thank Kelly P
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Marc M, General Manager at Scotland's Secret Bunker, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't your usual museum but its a really interesting place to visit. We used the audio guide which we found useful. It gives you a good insight into how the country was preparing for nuclear attack during the cold war and really makes you...More

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JaziGlasgow
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Response from JamesMitchell_12 | Property representative |
Dear Jazi, Thank you for your enquiry concerning a proposed visit to Scotland's Secret Bunker. We are more than happy to permit dogs as long as you remember to keep your dog on a lead, and walk your dog before you come... More
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JaziGlasgow
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