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Museum of Communication

131 High Street, Burntisland KY3 9AA, Scotland
+44 1592 874836
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I was out to gather information on my Great Grandfather and the people here quickly put me on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pamela M
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Edmonton, Canada
A great experience

Spent about an hour here and really enjoyed our visit. Very kind, informative staff. Museum well... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
freedomEdinburgh
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Edinburgh
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We exhibit communications technology from the pre-electric optical telegraph to the latest state-of-the-art web cams and mobile phones. We mount themed exhibitions throughout the summer months, which are designed to stimulate, entertain and educate the public.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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131 High Street, Burntisland KY3 9AA, Scotland
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+44 1592 874836
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was out to gather information on my Great Grandfather and the people here quickly put me on a visitors card/access to internet sites for searching, etc.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Spent about an hour here and really enjoyed our visit. Very kind, informative staff. Museum well laid out and really interesting. It is clear staff are really enthusiastic and take time to talk and explain.

Thank freedomEdinburgh
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

If your in the area, it's worth a visit, considering it's free, unless you want to give a donation, fairly interesting if your into means of communication,it also has a cafe, some old bakolite phones, and radiograms worth a visit.

Thank author55
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We have tried to visit this museum on different occasions before but sadly every time it was closed. We did some research about their opening hours and made a special trip here today to visit. The museum opening hours are 10am until 4pm on Wednesdays...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 12 June 2017

It was free entry and I found the exhibition very interesting. It pieces from the World War One as well as communication items from the 60's. The members were very interesting and provided an explanation on the exhibit items.

1  Thank Janette W
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What a most interesting museum! Well displayed collection with helpful and interesting history and explanations. Great for school kids to older adults. Displays seem to change regularly. Only open Wednesday and Saturday during the summer months

2  Thank DouglasLismore
Reviewed 12 September 2016

best museum with a full history on communications and related aspects historical. café and interpretative centre. The staff are friendlt, helpful and informative.

1  Thank JonathonLondon
Reviewed 23 August 2016

You think this is a small museum till you recall for friends all that you saw and learned from the volunteer Guides.I had Uncles involved in the development of radar in the late 1930s so that was of particular interest.We saw the optical telegraph of...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We have tried to visit on various occasions and found it shut but this was our lucky day .The signs were out and we had half an hour to spare . Enthusiastic staff full of information ...we tend to enjoy browsing on our own but...More

4  Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the museum with my 10yo son, we spent 2hrs going through the museum with the volunteer guide. I'm sorry I don't know her name, but She was very knowledgable about the exhibits and was very, very child friendly. The museum covers all methods of...More

4  Thank Girdle-T
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