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Oban War & Peace Museum

Oban Times Buildings Corran Esplanade | Old Oban Times Building, Oban PA34 5PX, Scotland
+44 1631 570007
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Great Relics.

Located at the bottom of a side street or on the lower main road this Museum has loads of relics... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ctr0ut
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Local museum

A packed little museum mainly bringing to life the actions of the towns-people during the World... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JuanCorrin
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Matienzo, Spain
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Oban Times Buildings Corran Esplanade | Old Oban Times Building, Oban PA34 5PX, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located at the bottom of a side street or on the lower main road this Museum has loads of relics and items from the war and its period.Can take a while to go round as there are plenty of subjects to study.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A packed little museum mainly bringing to life the actions of the towns-people during the World Wars.

Thank JuanCorrin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really touching talking with the volunteers hosting the museum. We enjoyed the visit. I found really interesting information

Thank LadyMalbec
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Oban this week found the museum opposite the harbour. Inside it was packed with really interesting exhibits of the Royal Observer Corps, not usually seen anywhere , RAF and other militaria and of the town itself. The staff were keen to tell and were...More

Thank Diana H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watch the film as it gives an insight to the area,There are lots of fun items like the Beacon readers used by the school

Thank snellbydate
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this museum, surprised at all the items on display, the staff are all so proud of their work. so many stories to read. and lots to look at. well done Oban & all your volunteers.

Thank mocookit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum is located on the Esplanade and is a fantastic place to visit. The staff who are all volunteers are extremely knowledgeable and have great stories about Oban and the history of the town. The museum does not just show war memorabilia but has...More

Thank Fiona M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in originally to escape a heavy shower but enjoyed over an hour finding out about Oban's recent past. The volunteers in the museum were very chatty and friendly , talking about their own involvement. It's great to see such artefacts and memorabilia that...More

Thank Doonhamer2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staffed by very enthusiastic volunteers who know their stuff. A good range of exhibits, clearly set out and an opportunity to take a seat and watch a very interesting DVD on the local area. If staying in Oban, make this one of the first places...More

Thank Boatyman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is only small but a gd way to kill some time especially if you interested in war memorabilia. It's free too

Thank Jemma D
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