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Bute Museum

Stuart Street, Rothesay, Scotland
+44 1700 505067
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A visit to the museum...quaint.

We visited the museum on our rainy day in Rothesay. It had a whole room devoted to the natural... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deb B
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
Big flavours, friendly welcome.

First visit this year and the pizzas are just as fresh, honest and flavoursome as before. New beer... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Bill S
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“natural history” (11 reviews)
“old style” (2 reviews)
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Stuart Street, Rothesay, Scotland
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+44 1700 505067
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"stuffed animals"
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"old style"
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"little gem"
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"local information"
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"interesting things"
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"couple of hours"
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"rainy day"
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"well worth a visit"
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"mount stuart"
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"archaeology"
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"exhibits"
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"wildlife"
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"cases"
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"display"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the museum on our rainy day in Rothesay. It had a whole room devoted to the natural history...most important to me, so I loved that part. The other room was a mix of historically significant items very likely donated over time. It is...More

Thank Deb B
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

First visit this year and the pizzas are just as fresh, honest and flavoursome as before. New beer, 48 Ferries is a full-on experience: just 1 pint is a good idea, not only because of 5+ strength, Scalpsie Blond as refreshing as last year, but...More

Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We hadn't heard too much about the museum before visiting, so we weren't too sure what to expect. In short, we had a great time and learnt a considerable amount. It's no surprise Bute has earnt the nickname 'The Unexplored Isle', there are thousands of...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is an old style museum and lecture hall which is used by the local natural history society. Three volunteers were a great help and guides. I had a great conversation about biology, plants and how they are affected by geology. There are a lot...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent Island history archaeology wild life etc. Fascinating model boat display. Well worth a visit. Central location opposite Rothesay Castle and next to Moat Leisure Centre. Five minutes walk from ferry and bus terminii

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Not a very big museum but loads to see. Bygones, archeology,militaria and biology. I think they also sell dvd about the area. Only open three afternoons a week at this time of year

Thank patronxxx
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

A family of five made up of myself, my young son, Gran, Gramps and my Uncle arrived on Rothsey after a sail on the Waverley on a very rainy, windy August Wednesday. Typical British summer time weather but where to go on such a wet...More

Thank jill p
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We spent couple of hours in here it was so interesting. lovely little museum and the lady at the desk was very informative.

1  Thank sheena M
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Called in, primarily to do something indoors out of the rain and found a really interesting little place to learn more about the island. Lots of information and exhibits detailing the history and at £4 for adults with children free reasonably priced. My 11 year...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

You can go back hundreds of years see all the old items from way back when loads of things for the children to see all the birds and wildlife, see the victorian bikes and old council chamber chairs and pictures facinating

Thank cbb49
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