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Kinneil Museum

Duchess Anne Cottages | Kinneil Estate, Bo'ness EH51 0PR, Scotland
+44 1506 778530
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Very small but interesting museum

We visited Kinneil house and museum and were warmly welcomed by the staff member on duty. The... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
bdon257
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
Very interesting museum and site

A small but interesting museum with two interesting Roman sections. Roman fortlet nearby. Also ruin... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
KathrynBlue
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Kinneil Museum in the 17th century stable block of Kinneil House is the information centre for Kinneil Estate. 2,000 Years of History tells the story of the park from Roman times to the present day. A short walk from the museum takes visitors to the Antonine Wall (World Heritage Site), a Roman fortlet, a medieval Church and the site of the medieval village, Kinneil House and James Watt's cottage. Open Monday-Saturday: 12.30-4.00pm
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6 May 2017
“Very small but interesting museum”
29 Aug 2016
“Very interesting museum and site”
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Duchess Anne Cottages | Kinneil Estate, Bo'ness EH51 0PR, Scotland
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+44 1506 778530
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

We visited Kinneil house and museum and were warmly welcomed by the staff member on duty. The museum is small but with a number if interesting displays about the House, local history, the local area and wildlife.

Thank bdon257
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A small but interesting museum with two interesting Roman sections. Roman fortlet nearby. Also ruin of James Watt's workshop.

1  Thank KathrynBlue
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Quiet place Very helpful staff. Interesting information and nice walk beside it around Kinnell house. Free as well.

1  Thank Turner62
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Companion to Kinneil House, this little free museum gives you tons of info and has lovely artefacts. Roman camp, ruined church, lost mediaval village... this place has it all

1  Thank Bruno B
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

I wish there were more museums like this. It is warm and welcoming and you get a real feel for the history of the locality.

Thank Colin413
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This little museum is enjoyable to look around and the staff are always friendly and chatty, and know the subject too. The history of Bo'ness is all here, way back and recent. The first time I visited I didn't have time to see it all,...More

Thank Melanie O
Reviewed 20 September 2015

There are some amazing old drawings on the interior walls which were preserved and still quite legible - its a fine old mansion with a fascinating history, but a lot was sadly destroyed so there is not so much to see now other than the...More

1  Thank mangobluestar
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Well laid out,, & child friendly!! the exhibits were great & staff were fab with the kids.. the film was really good..

1  Thank Karene G
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Wonderful new layout in the museum. Lots of different things to see - the film of the Fair is great, lots of local people interacting. The Friends of Kinneil also have a pop-up cafe open on the days the House is open to the Public.

2  Thank Cate1405
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Well worth a visit when you come to Bo'ness,the history of the town is really interesting and well illustrated here.

Thank Douglas B
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