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A Range Of Museums To Explore In Scotland

May 28, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 289

If you are staying at a bed and breakfast in Scotland then there are a range of great museums you can explore. The National Museum of Rural Life is a treasure house of objects and documentary evidence covering farming to the 1950's, trades that supported farming and also the social and economic life of the countryside. The Armed Forces Museum is a great museum to visit if you are looking to see a brief history of the armed forces in Scotland. There are many great exhibitions covering the life and experiences of those who fought in war. The Glendale Museum is an excellent family friendly museum that displays a unique collection of toys, traditional and modern. There are many valuable and toys that you will have the opportunity to enjoy and play with.

The Hunterian is Scotland's oldest public museum and is home to one of the largest collections outside the National Museums. It is one of Scotland's most important cultural assets and its collections are recognised as a Collection of National Significance. The Grampian Transport Museum holds a fascinating collection of displays showing the transport history in Scotland. There are interactive exhibits, climb aboard vehicles and presentations allowing you to see the history of road transport. The Summerlee Industrial Museum displays the history of the Scottish industrial life. There are all weather exhibition with working machinery and hands on activities. You can also enjoy a tram ride to the miner's cottage and explore the mine.

The North Ayrshire Museum is an excellent place to visit if you are staying at a bed and breakfast in Scotland. It has a wealth of displays and exhibitions that show the local and social history housed in a mid-18thcentury church. There are also permanent displays of archaeological, social and maritime artefacts. The Broughty Castle Museum shows fascinating displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry, its people, the environment and the wildlife that lives close by. The castle itself has magnificent views over the river and is very close to Broughty Ferry Beach.

The National Museum of Scotland houses many important collections of artefacts and is both nationally and internationally renowned. You will be able to explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology and Scottish history. At the wonderful setting of Edinburgh Castle you will be able to discover 400 years of the Scottish military experience at the National War Museum. You will hear stories of courage and determinations, victory and defeat and see how war has left its mark on Scotland's history, image, and character.

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