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Oban War & Peace Museum

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Address: Oban Times Buildings Corran Esplanade | Old Oban Times Building, Oban PA34 5PX, Scotland
Phone Number: 01631 570007
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Loved this museum, husband originally comes from Oban and saw a few faces in the photos he knew, well thought out with lots of information.... Free admission with donation boxes.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this museum, husband originally comes from Oban and saw a few faces in the photos he knew, well thought out with lots of information.... Free admission with donation boxes.

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Thank DEBBIE M
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very comprehensive museum,great display of military badges.Early BTH film projector.Manned by very knowledgeable volunteers.If you are in Oban spend half an hour here & put a couple of pounds in the box as entry is free.

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Kearney, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Volunteers to help you out in understanding what is displayed. Obscure facts about the war...Oban was a seaplane base

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Thank skiNebraska
Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my husband. Didn't expect to enjoy it so much as my husbands the history buff not me so was very pleasantly surprised. It's a small museum and very personal in that the photos and exhibitions are all about the people from the area and their role in the war. Run by volunteers who are more than happy to... More 

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Thank Caitirish
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Packed full of local interest items. Very educational on local military history as well as rnli, lighthouse board and transport.

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Thank Robert D
Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This free attraction, donations accepted, is very interesting. Only small but lots of displays and video room.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only spent a few minutes in the museum. It had many exhibits relating to Oban and the area around which were interesting , but would probably have been of more interest to someone who had a link with area like a relative. But it was free!

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Thank Robin A
Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is entirely run by volunteers but would benefit from some professional input to maximise the impact of the exhibits, rather than having them presented in a slightly jumbled way. A lot of very loved and valued things!

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Thank HazelLamb
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small but obviously well loved museum is a gem. The information cards are detailed and lovingly written. I came away knowing more than when I went in. Very friendly watch keepers.

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Thank Debbie C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting clothes ,medals, guns and all war history,very friendly people and very help full. There was also a video you could sit and watch.

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