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Atholl Country Life Museum

The Blair Atholl country life museum with smithy and crofter kitchen display and preserved Post Office information with photographs


Located in the old village school the Atholl Country Life Museum is worth a visit before or after going to nearby Blair Castle.

life sized stuffed highland cow





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It is full of local history and characters like the GP and former Boar War army doctor who used a sledge to visit his patients.

Doctor Anderson Sleigh



There is a reconstructed Crofter's kitchen, Smithy, Highland Gamekeeper and local animals and even a stuffed Highland Cow.

crofters kitchen



Reconstructed Blacksmith



Highland Gamekeeper and animals





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Entry tickets also include admission to the preserved Trinafour Post Office with old fashioned counters and Royal Mail memorabilia. Next to this is a traditional grocery shop with shelves of old style tins and packets.

old fashioned tins and packets



Trinafour Old Post Office



Children can learn about life in the past here - ask them to take out their mobile and then show them this first telephone!

early telephone




Blair Atholl
Pitlochry
Perthshire
Scotland
PH18 5SP

Tel: 01796 481232

For up to date opening times and prices visit www.athollcountrylifemuseum.org
If you need local accommodation then try the Pitlochry Hydro Hotel.

Other nearby attractions include the Falls of Bruar, Dunkeld Cathedral, Beatrix Potter Garden, Loch of Lowes Osprey, Pass of Killiecrankie Walk and Battle Visitor Centre, Scottish Crannog Centre, Queen's View, Rannoch Moor Train Station, The Hermitage and Ossian's Hall and Cave.

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