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The Blackhouse, Isle of Lewis
(4.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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  • Very informative and interesting. Good video to watch in the small museum/shop. Amazing to think how people were living in these black and white houses until so very recently. Had a long chat with the...  more »
  • It is a very fine collection of houses, some of them can be viewed within also. There are posters with descriptions of life as it was going on in these houses. all in all very exciting outdoor museum. They have a wonderful shop on site with many local products.
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  • This is a very interesting and informative visit.Staff are extremely well informed and helpful. Toilets were spotless.Well worth visiting this for insight into Lewis,s history and culture 
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  • Amazing trip back in time to see what a real black house was like. Just need to mind your head going through some Very low doorways. Very interesting information also available at the Visitor Centre too.
  • Fascinating insight into Hebridies life at the turn of the last century. Top tip: make sure to take midge repellent!
  • Brilliantly preserved and presented Black House. A fascinating place.
  • Epic party scene. #FromTexas
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