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Address: Glencoe Village Main Street, Glencoe Village PH49 4HS, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1855 811664
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 16:30
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Situated in the picturesque village of Glencoe, Glencoe & North Lorn...

Situated in the picturesque village of Glencoe, Glencoe & North Lorn Folk Museum is a must see for history enthusiasts and tourists alike. Housed in an Eighteenth Century thatched cottage, the museum collection includes a vast array of objects including costume and textiles, taxidermy, china and Jacobite memorabilia. The museum allows a unique insight into the rich, local history of Glencoe.

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Interesting little museum with artefacts from the past. The must do part of this museum is the harrowing tale of the massacre that took place at Glencoe. I still think about that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Ian S
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Cheddington, United Kingdom
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Cheddington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting little museum with artefacts from the past. The must do part of this museum is the harrowing tale of the massacre that took place at Glencoe. I still think about that now.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The museum is just in the middle of the main street. it is two cottages united with a number of outbuildings and has some lovely artefacts - dresses, equipment etc and some information about the Clearances and the massacre. a very friendly welcome and an admission of £3 for adults makes this a worthwhile venture.

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Thank Penny G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We just accidentally happened upon this museum and were very happy we did. If you are interested in history its a great little place. Its in a genuine authentic thatched roof cottage in the village. Full of interesting bits of information and exhibits. Very reasonably priced. We arrived just as they were opening one morning and Heather M. was on... More 

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Thank Noel C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little museum, reasonably priced. It's full of exhibitions and items relating to the Highland way of life generally and mire specifically to Glencoe. Well worth a visit for all the history.

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Thank Tracy P
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

While we were exploring Glencoe Village we stopped into the Folk museum to get out of the rain. The museum is located in a thatched cottage on the main street in Glencoe Village. There are several rooms and a few outbuildings filled with interesting objects and information boards. There are exhibits on the local area including the Balluchurish Quarry and... More 

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Thank Kiamom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A small museum in a beautiful thatched cottage. Steeped in local history and full of interesting facts and items. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our visit.

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Santa Monica, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

A small museum with a very helpful staff to explain the history of the area include the great massacre of the mid 1850's

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The museum consists of an old croft with a few outbuildings. I don't know if the person running the place when we visited is always there, but she was a fountain of knowledge about local history. Worth going just for the chat. There are artifacts from the area, taking you back through history, and in an outbuilding a kind of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

With it's thatched roof and thatched out-houses, this museum built inside 2 cottages knocked into one, must hold an example of every piece of memorabilia you could wish to find in such a small village. And the building itself was so picturesque that I had to paint it as part of my "Paintings of Scotland" project. Glencoe Museum. Painting ©... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great visit on Saturday 23rd The museum is very interesting with lots of things to look at. Although it's small it's well worth a visit. You can tell it's well loved by the staff who work there. The young lady behind the desk was lovely who we had a wee chat with. She also gave me great recommendations... More 

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