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Highland Museum of Childhood

Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
+44 1997 421031
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Back to your childhood

A great way to spend an hour or so. Good to be able to look back at the past - several toys will... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ronnetta2017
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Surrey, United Kingdom
Worth a wee visit

This place certainly evoked memories of childhood. Small and compact but filled with memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
georger140
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Ellon, United Kingdom
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  • Average19%
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Old Victorian Station The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great way to spend an hour or so. Good to be able to look back at the past - several toys will take you back to your childhood. The short film is very emotional - showing how people lived not all that long ago....More

Thank ronnetta2017
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place certainly evoked memories of childhood. Small and compact but filled with memorabilia. The lady was very nice and very pleasant which enhanced the experience. lots of exhibits and an entertaining and informative video.

Thank georger140
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The Museum is situated in the old Station and is well worth the £2.50 entrance fee and has many interesting exhibits and information from the past.

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Museum of Childhood occupies part of Strathpeffer's old Highland Railway station, built at the terminus of the old branch line from Dingwall. The nicely restored building also houses refreshment and craft facilities and the complex is well worth a visit if you are passing...More

1  Thank Ruth5757
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It wasn't open so I can't rate it but the outside was lovely and quiet it had a seating area for picnics and a tearoom and shop its just a shame i would have loved to have a look around

Thank applebykaren1968
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The toy museum is small,but well worth a visit.Lots of interesting local tales and pictures.take your time and read about the history.It deserves supporting.

Thank PaulT12-18
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Small but with a good deal of interest. Pleasant refreshment place on same site, plus othe crafts and makers

Thank Martyn C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good to see old stuff, kids enjoyed play park and chickens & old sweet store. Old school was excellent & good cafe & gift shop

Thank rebatod
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Lack of time meant I couldn't re-visit but it was great last year. It's still there and the lady I bought postcards from was very friendly. It's packed to the rafters with quirky and interesting items from everyone's childhood. Just loved it!

Thank igrant2015
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A small exhibition of childhood memorabilia. It was enough to pass half an hour before having a cup of tea in the nearby cafe. A lovely location and nice to support the good work done here. Four stars because it is so tiny but obviously...More

Thank Chris H
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