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Scottish Tartans Musuem

86 E Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3026
+1 828-524-7472
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Alot of time and money spent for nothing.

We are on our way to Georgia and went several hours out of our way and booked 2 nights in a motel... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Fun and informative

We really enjoyed the little museum. There was a lot of interesting information and the kids liked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melinjax
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86 E Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3026
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are on our way to Georgia and went several hours out of our way and booked 2 nights in a motel to take time to see this museum. Upon our arrival there today they were loading a uhaul to go to the Stone Mountain...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the little museum. There was a lot of interesting information and the kids liked the displays. The shop upstairs was enjoyable too.

Thank Melinjax
Reviewed 26 August 2017

During a visit to Franklin for the Great American Eclipse, we stumbled across this museum. With some Scot blood in my DNA, it was good to explore the museum. One of the staff assisted in determining the tartan pattern associated with my last name. Turns...More

Thank bobh007
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Those with some Scots blood and those that just enjoy lovely wool tartans (plaids) and/or how they are made will find plenty to enjoy. Part genealogy and part textile display, there are a variety of exhibits to linger over and dig into. Many hundreds of...More

Thank Henry H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Just a neat little stop. Didn't do the museum but visited the shop. Nice selection. Staff is eager to help with name history and such!

Thank mwm68
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Not sure why this is called a museum, but it is a fun retail store. Great tartan selection. Information on all the clans.

Thank newyorkdoll4
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stopped by with family and looked up our Scottish heritage and our clan's tartan. The employees were very helpful and informative. We were able to purchase a few items with the crest and clan colors on them also.

Thank RevRmg
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My family's ancestry is of the Ross Clan, so it was interesting to find five variants of the Ross tartan in their display. The woman at the desk was helpful and friendly. I spent more time in the little museum in the basement than I...More

Thank Peregonz
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is our second visit to this quaint little shop and museum, and it's worth every penny ($2 per person) to visit the museum part - which is currently under expansion. The history of the tartan is shown at various displays, including a display of...More

Thank 465phillipk
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Visited during Tartan Day Celebration and enjoyed learning about tartan history, seeing the Dennis Deitz Nikwasi Mural and the Cherokee artifacts. Saw excellent Breacan Clan Living History reenactment presentation of 16th to 18th century life. Museum staff is very friendly and helpful!

Thank Jennifer Hawkin... H
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