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Meigle Sculptured Stones

Dundee Road, Meigle PH12 8SB, Scotland
+44 1828 640612
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“small museum” (7 reviews)
“great museum” (2 reviews)
“carvings” (7 reviews)
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Dundee Road, Meigle PH12 8SB, Scotland
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+44 1828 640612
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Reviewed today

These stones were propped up in the church grave yard until the 19th century when a local man decided they needed protection and brought them into the former church school house, abandoned when they needed a larger school. They have been there ever since. The...More

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a drive out to Meigle on Sunday morning (16th April) especially to pay this place a visit. It is well signposted, but the most difficult thing on arrival is to find a parking place. However, it is a small village, so you won't...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Despite being a fairly small museum, it is well worth the visit. It gives a good explanation of the local history, and the Pictish stones are simply fascinating. My kids, who were relatively young at the time, were quite taken by the age of the...More

Thank achisholm
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great docent, we had a wonderful tour and history lesson. Interesting burial stones and stones with messages in latin and picts, but actually meaningful and creative drawings. In the corner of the room was the stone for Queen Verona or Guinevere, the burial mound was...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 14 August 2016

A small great museum housing about 15-20 sculpted stones. The fine lady there, Lisa, gave us a wonderful little tour and brought history to life. This is a definite stop for Pict history folks like us. You are also allowed to take pictures there. It...More

Thank Stargateman
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Tiny place but it had great pieces of Pictish carvings. I did have a hard time finding it. It's signposted on the road but finding a place to park and then walking to it, was difficult. I had to drive around 3 times before I...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Brilliant little museum packed to the brim with amazing Pictish Stones. A must visit for anyone interested in the Picts and their carved stones.

Thank Murno
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

A small but intense museum near the back of the churchyard, containing about 20 sculptured stones. Well explained. Go there to see 8th century representations of animals, real and imaginary. Best picture: alarmed man being chased by a manticore. Aargh! Staffed by a delightful and...More

Thank Harrilexa
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This museum is small but absolutely worth a visit. We drove up just to visit it. A wonderful collection of Pictish stones. Really outstanding examples. I honestly don't know what else to say. You get to see carvings that were made in the 700's! 1,300...More

Thank Mara M
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Would highly recommend a visit to this out of the way small museum packed with ancient Pictish monuments. Museum staff very informative, and the guide book we bought was excellent. However only some of the stones had captions or labels, and I was left flicking...More

Thank Simon H
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