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Tolbooth Museum

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Address: | Old Quay, The Harbour, Stonehaven, Scotland
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+44 7512 466329
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01:30 - 16:30
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Wed - Mon 01:30 - 16:30

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Absolutely Loved It !

Situated in a great location in the harbour this fantastic wee museum is just my kind of place. If you're the kind of person who likes bright, modern, uniformly laid out museums... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in a great location in the harbour this fantastic wee museum is just my kind of place. If you're the kind of person who likes bright, modern, uniformly laid out museums you probably won't think much of this place but if, like me, you're the kind of person who likes dark, dingy, higgledy-piggledy museums choc-full of interesting and varied... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This restaurant is ideal for that special night out. Good food with a mainly fresh seafood menu. The service was very good and the waiters were food and wine knowledgeable. The setting is "cosy" and there are lovely views over the harbour. With wine, coffee etc. expect to pay approx. £60 per head, but worth it

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This museum, which is situated in the oldest building in Stonehaven, forms part of a very attractive harbour side. It is worth noting however that in winter the museum is only open at weekends.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

My husband and I took our three year-old granddaughter to the museum today and we were absolutely delighted. It was packed with interesting stuff, well-attended and well served by the friendly staff. Our little girl was thrilled to seek out 10 dinosaurs and get the chance of a lucky dip which afforded her a well-received small toy. We'll all be... More 

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Thank brengordon40
Cupar, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a brilliant wee museum. The gentleman running the museum, on the day we visited, was great with the children and was very friendly. We will definitely visit again.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is an attraction not only used by visitors but by local schools and families. The constant additions and the local people who man it continually supply new and interesting information and displays. Be sure to put it on your to do list!

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Having dined above at the amazing restaurant, (different owners), and visited the Highland Boundary Fault at the northern end of the bay, we decided a visit to the museum would round off a lovely three day visit to the town. Entry is free but donations are encouraged and much needed in a community run museum. We were enthralled by the... More 

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Thank David D
Central Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The musuem sits underneath the Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant beside Stonehaven harbour. Entry is free but donations are welcomed, from the minute you walk through the door you are taken back in time by the music playing. The area is filled with artifacts from days/years gone by, very interesting and the 2 gentleman that were in at the time were very... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A small area with a lot to see. A nice snapshot of local history. Friendly staff. Enjoyed the school books from local children from decades ago.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Museum is located by Stonehaven Harbour and is of a surprising size and has variety of local artifacts. Entry is free but donations, however small, are welcomed. There are a range of interesting videos on show, covering among other local events, recent very atrocious storms which have adversely affected Stonehaven. The Tollbooth Museum is a must visit, but take... More 

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