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Kinneil Museum, Bo'ness

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Explore local history at Kinneil Museum, located within the walls of Kinneil House's 17th-century stable. The second floor of the museum traces the history of this well-known estate; watch an informative video of the estate's history, which touches on interesting points like its connection to Mary Queen of Scots and James Watt. The ground floor focuses on the history of the town, which was built on Roman remains. The museum depicts the town's erstwhile prevalence in maritime trade and industry, as well as its more recent transformation into a center of notable architecture. By using our Bo'ness trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Kinneil Museum and other attractions in Bo'ness.
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  • We visited Kinneil house and museum and were warmly welcomed by the staff member on duty. The museum is small but with a number if interesting displays about the House, local history, the local area a...  more »
  • A small but interesting museum with two interesting Roman sections. Roman fortlet nearby. Also ruin of James Watt's workshop.  more »
  • Quiet place Very helpful staff. Interesting information and nice walk beside it around Kinnell house. Free as well.  more »
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  • Terrific small, friendly museum. Learn about Romans, the history of Kinneil House and Estate. James Watt's work on the Steam Engine. Free entry. Closed Tuesdays.
  • Kinneil Museum, Bo’ness, was reopened in May of this year. The new ground floor displays are amazing,telling the story of Bo’ness from Roman times.Love the new look. Staff are great so helpful. Pop up Cafe in the Museum is in operation when coinciding with Kinneil House open days. Great place to visit for Free. Monday to Saturday 12:30 - 4:00pm
  • It is really interesting and the staff are so helpful.