Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, Drumnadrochit

Become part of the "Nessie" mania at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, presenting the natural history of the area and exploring the legend of a mysterious creature that has fascinated the world for decades. Separating truth from fiction, the center uses a combination of media to show visitors what really lives in these deep waters. Find out what has actually been discovered and see the authentic equipment used to navigate and search the immense lake, which contains more fresh water than all the lakes in England and Wales combined. Boat cruises operate from various locations on the shore, giving visitors a chance to spend a day looking for the legendary monster, or simply to enjoy the surrounding scenery. Our Drumnadrochit travel itinerary planner makes visiting Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition and other Drumnadrochit attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • this had to be the very worst exhibit i have ever visited and to make it worse they took £19 from us in entrance fees. Please Please don't waste your hard earned cash on this boring rubbish. I don't k...  more »
  • We visited today in anticipation after reading that the centre was in line with Curriculum for Excellence. I felt that being shown some videos (that appeared to be quite dated) was not the experience ...  more »
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  • Staff wonderful and friendly. The information presented well. Actual area small, which i found surprising. Services on site are impeccably clean. The shop is fun with plenty of merchandise on offer. The car park was quiet thankfully, had it not have been getting anything larger than a car in or out would be a nightmare. (We were in our camper van.) I think I would have preferred an environment that is less structured and exploration lead with more interactive applications. We were there approximately 1hr, and that wasn't a rushed visit.
  • The exhibition itself is a series of short films in different themed rooms. They cover the history and geography of the loch before moving onto its mysteries and the various studies into its famous and elusive resident. It is all interesting enough but there is nothing else to do after the films and young children may get fed up quickly. Some kind of museum or display area would be a big plus.
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