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Kinneil Museum, Bo'ness

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
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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  • A small but interesting museum with two interesting Roman sections. Roman fortlet nearby. Also ruin of James Watt's workshop. 
  • Quiet place Very helpful staff. Interesting information and nice walk beside it around Kinnell house. Free as well. 
  • Companion to Kinneil House, this little free museum gives you tons of info and has lovely artefacts. Roman camp, ruined church, lost mediaval village... this place has it all 
  • It's a nice tiny museum with many curiousity, the location is lovely, the Kinneil woods and roman forth are certainly something you should not miss in the area!
  • 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.
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