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West Highland Museum

Cameron Square | Fort William, Fort William PH33 6AJ, Scotland
+44 1397 702169
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Free museum that made me want to look into aspects of Scottish history more.

When it's a free museum you've got nothing to lose. I found the Commando Room the most interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
315954Katey1982
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Honiton, United Kingdom
Great museum

Visited this museum on my own and was great as was free and had alot to look at. There are about 6... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Therealnillian
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Brigg, United Kingdom
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Opens in 9 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Cameron Square | Fort William, Fort William PH33 6AJ, Scotland
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+44 1397 702169
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When it's a free museum you've got nothing to lose. I found the Commando Room the most interesting, it's interactive and so interesting. I think took a trip up to where the barracks had been just to see the environment that the soldiers lived in....More

Thank 315954Katey1982
WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Our Commando Exhibition is very popular with a lot of our visitors.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this museum on my own and was great as was free and had alot to look at. There are about 6 different rooms ranging from the commandos to animals of the area. Have a look you won't regret it

Thank Therealnillian
WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a pleasant couple of hours here on a rainy afternoon,very helpful staff and a lot more to see than I was expecting.The royal marine exhibition especially

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WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you appreciated our great volunteers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellently laid out on several floors with friendly helpful staff. I'll never forget the "beating" table! Most of the articles are related to the military but the museum certainly merits a visit.

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WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbling across this excellent little museum passed a worthwhile hour for me. Being an ex soldier the Commando Exhibition was of great interest . The other exhibits covering archaeology, mountaineering,highland life, the Jacobites and natural history also proved extremely interesting. The museum, fussed over and...More

Thank Derecus
WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! I am glad you appreciated our wonderful volunteers.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were welcomed by a friendly gentleman who explained the sequence of displays. What we subsequently found was breathtaking. Too much to go into detail of each room, but I found the Commando exhibits and in particular, the room dedicated to the Jacobite uprising, inspirational....More

Thank John B
WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. So good I am going to share it on our FaceBook page and on Twitter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are into army history this is a great hour or two but we are not that keen. Upstairs there are 2 paintings on objects that can only be seen when looked at a certain angle and I found these quite fascinating. The museum...More

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WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to stumble on the West Highland Museum and so glad we did. It was informative and incredibly interesting. The staff were friendly and welcoming, and rightfully proud to be there. Keep up the good work! (Don't miss the secret portrait!)

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WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! I am glad you appreciated our great team of volunteers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a superb small museum. So much variety of subject matter in the different exhibitions all done well and with lots of interesting information provided to support the exhibits. The commando room and the geological video explaining the formation of this part of scotland...More

Thank Michael M
WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very well organised and well presented little museum. Good info about Highland Scotland. Good room about Commando training in WW2. Well worth a visit. Staff lovely

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WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review.

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cottjan
Are you open this Sunday please?
30 October 2015|
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Response from WHMuseum | Property representative |
We are not open on Sunday, Sorry.
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Helga U
Gibt es Fort William noch, oder ist es nur eine Ruine?
11 April 2015|
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Hallo, ich habe vor Schottland zu besuchen und interessiere mich über Unterlagen von Fort William. Besteht die Möglichkeit mir diesbezüglich Unterlagen zu mailen? Für Ihre Unterstützung bedanke ich mich im Voraus. Mit freundlichen Grüßen Helga Urff
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