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Address: Drumnadrochit IV63 6TU, Scotland
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+44 1456 450573
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This is a 5 star visitor attraction and retail complex. Loch Ness is...

This is a 5 star visitor attraction and retail complex. Loch Ness is already the most famous lake in the world but our aim is to make it better understood. This is achieved through a fully audio visually guided 35 minute tour. The presentation is theatrical in style and integrates the real tools and archive footage from four decades of research. As part of our educational remit, under 6s go free. The facts are objectively explained and whilst keeping the mystery centre stage, we place it in the context of the loch's very unusual properties. Thus we are endorsed by Scottish Natural Heritage as "A portal to the unique natural phenomenon that is Loch Ness". We offer a huge range of retail onsite and boat cruises on Loch Ness in the summer months. There is also a large cafe and restaurant attached to the site.

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This was an OK experience, if a little over-priced. The exhibition is very tiny, with the majority of the visit being a walk from room to room watching film footage and... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ross on Wye, United Kingdom
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Ross on Wye, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an OK experience, if a little over-priced. The exhibition is very tiny, with the majority of the visit being a walk from room to room watching film footage and 'fascinating fact' type informatives. It was fine, but nothing to get too excited about

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This exhibition center offers insight into both, the myths and the scientific evidence (or lack thereof) of the creature. It's mostly a video gallery with some nice effects, but I do think I was expecting something a bit more immersive.

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Dover, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were greeted by a polite friendly lady who pointed the way to the start of the exhibition saying a short film is about to start. The first film was exciting and I began to be pleased to hear more about the mysteries of Loch Ness. The room was well decorated, used effective lighting and got my hopes up. I... More 

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A video walkthrough about the search for the Loch Ness Monster going through all the hoaxes and possibilities of the monster. It is entertaining

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to go on a wet day. You are guided around the displays and videos in small groups. Dark pathways and I would have preferred a little more light at floor level between the displays. Some guidance could be given as to where to stand for the video as it is not always obvious. It really made me think... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interactive self tour and exhibits going through the folklore of the lock Ness monster. Fun and interesting.

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a short film about the Castle that is shown - worth a watch if you're there. You can buy memorabilia from the shop there as well

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I'm delighted you enjoyed your visit and loved our shops as well! More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now, I was looking forward to this immensely to learn more about the magic that is Loch Ness and all the mystery around the monster. The exhibition part of the Centre was actually really very good as you walked through different rooms learning a little bit more around the science and geology of the Loch. The various sightings are mentioned... More 

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I am delighted that you enjoyed the exhibition and thought it was "really very good" I'm sorry about the heating in the shops, I didn't have any reports of any faults but I wonder if you visited on the day... More 

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed. This was good value visit. Under 6s free of charge and discount for historic Scotland card holders. Lots in information screens in different rooms. Good atmospherics. Possible not a lot for younger children sonoerhaps this is why they are free but not too long to cause younger ones to get restless. Good shop which was not overpriced at the... More 

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed the exhibition so much and found it was good good value, educational and had good atmospherics. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful centrum that really gives new insights on the myths surrounding the most famous critter of Scotland. As a big Nessie fan I was delighted to find how old the rumour really is! I would recommend to take the tour.

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LochNessCentre, Manager at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to come to Trip Advisor and leave it for us. I'm delighted that you felt our exhibition gave you new insight and that you would recommend a visit to others. More 

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