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Hugh Miller Museum

Museum/Visitor centre

United Kingdom of Great Britain – England, Scotland, Wales

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Museum dedicated to one of the founders of modern geology, Hugh Miller, including details of his life and geological finds.

“Hugh Miller was a self-taught geologist, and wrote about the history of the earth with an eloquence, breadth of imagination and descriptive power like no one else has then or since.

His fossil collection of over 6,000 specimens became the founding core of what is today’s Scottish national collection in the Royal Scottish Museum in Edinburgh. His books, such as The Old Red Sandstone, The Cruise of the Betsey, Footprints of the Creator, Testimony of the Rocks, Scenes and Legends of the North of Scotland, and My Schools and Schoolmasters (autobiography) became bestsellers in many editions” -

Visiting times: April 1 – September 30, daily 12.00-5.00pm. October, between 4th and 28th, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 12.00-5.00pm

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-4.0306 W, 57.6799 N