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Creetown Gem Rock Museum

Chain Road, Creetown DG8 7HJ, Scotland
+44 1671 820357
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Popped in for a coffee

By chance we found a tea room tucked behind the Gem and Rock Museum. We both enjoyed the coffee... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andie H
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Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
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An absolute gem of a place!

Ok, excuse the pun but this little Museum with a wonderful cafe and shop is indeed a gem. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Galloway4
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rainy day” (13 reviews)
“short film” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
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Chain Road, Creetown DG8 7HJ, Scotland
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+44 1671 820357
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By chance we found a tea room tucked behind the Gem and Rock Museum. We both enjoyed the coffee and the hospitality was superb. I can totally recommend the salted caramel Ice Cream. And Hubby had chocolate fudge cake which he also enjoyed. Nothing was...More

Thank Andie H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, excuse the pun but this little Museum with a wonderful cafe and shop is indeed a gem. The collection of rocks is amazing and well presented. We were warmly greeted by the owner of this family run museum and my budding young fossil and...More

Thank Galloway4
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely collection and kids loved looking round for the bunny rabbits in the collection for the quiz. They won a stone for finding them All. I got a lovely necklace and had yummy cakes in the cafe

Thank 83rach
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent collection, well laid out and interesting for kids and grown ups. Cafe was super with very good food! Kids loved the jewels and the quizzes! The ultraviolet demo is particularly good

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Took my 2 nieces here on a recent trip to Dumfries. We all loved it. The owner is always on hand to answer any questions you might have. The family have a massive gem collection which is well displayed. We spent about 3 hours here...More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

From the outside it does not look much but when you get inside there is a varied and very interesting selection of gem stones and rocks of all ages and from most parts of the world. there are some fossils too. You can also catch...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Jasper usual, it was a dia Monday. We were jaded, however just a stone's throw away from our accommodation was thus gem of a place. I can onyxly say, every facet was brilliant. It's a pphirecracker! The displays were informative, perfect as I'm a thysty...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Staff were welcoming and friendly. The collection was amazing and lots of information about them too (there was a video shown as well which was good). The cafe was lovely and the gift shop had beautiful gems for sale that ranged from prices so there's...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely little museum great on a rainy morning!! My children 15,13,9 all enjoyed it & did a couple of the quiz sheets which they really enjoyed. The friendly staff were helpful & informative we really felt welcome. Tearoom was nice the food was all tasty...More

Thank GEMMA H
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Visited here at weekend as staying on local holiday park, warm welcome on arrival quiz sheet for my daughter to go find facts on gems, cafe and gift shop onsite, if you keep your receipt you can return again on another day. Ideal rainy day...More

Thank Colin C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Alyson D
Can anyone give me an idea of ticket cost? The website is pretty lacking in details
13 April 2015|
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Response from Tim S | Property representative |
Hi Admissions 2015 Adults £5.00 Concessions are £4.50 Child £3.00 ( 5-15) Family Ticket is £13.50 (2 adults + 3 children) Tickets are valid for 2 weeks.
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