Buckhaven now appears to be an quiet, unremarkable coastal village, consisting of a lot of modern housing and not much tourist appeal. The small museum housed above the village library reveals that this wasn't always the case: by 1831, Scotland's second largest fishing fleet was based here before coal mining took over in the 1860's. Old pictures inside the museum show off a beautiful local beach; sadly, this was ruined by coal waste which also silted up the now non-existent harbour.
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Name: Buckhaven Museum ★★☆☆☆
Location: College Street, Buckhaven village centre, G.R.: NT 360982 ///bills.even.sudden
Open (2018): Tuesday & Thursday to Saturday
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