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Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Great Guided Tour

Joined the 12.30pm guided tour on a rainy day. Our guide was professional and lively as she showed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
862capyc
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Interesting to see and stunning view

Price was not too high for what you get to see . The view from the castle is stunning especially on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Joined the 12.30pm guided tour on a rainy day. Our guide was professional and lively as she showed us around. I like that she encouraged imagination as she explained how the house grew over time, what the castle might have looked like in contrast to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Price was not too high for what you get to see . The view from the castle is stunning especially on a sunny day . The old castle remains are at the moment only able to go in and around the grounds and to the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Cokey73
Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cokey73, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent visit to Dunollie, its wonderful to hear how fascinating you found the history surrounding this ancient site. The "My Dear Papa" exhibition of childhood is a favourite amongst many of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

On the photographs this seemed promising, we had received a brochure at our hotel promising a fun day out. we drove 45 minuites anf paid £12.00 to get in, the gardens were small and involved some trees and a seesaw. the castle was a singular...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Megan C
Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Megan C, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent visit to Dunollie. It is a great shame to hear you felt dissatisfied with your time spent with us. At the moment the Castle Ruin is in the process of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in july but is was very peacefull. The display is interesting but the garden with the willow domes is amazing.More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank anmades1957
Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear anmades1957, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to Dunollie. Its wonderful to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your time spent here with us. We hope to welcome you back in future. Best Wishes Gillian Marketing & Promotions Manager Dunollie...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small medieval tower on a rocky promontory is all that is left of the castle. The view from there on Oban and islands is spectacular. At the bottom of the hill is a 18th century Dunollie House built by MacDougalls-now containing a small museum...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kwiewiorowski
Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear kwiewiorowski, Thank you for taking the time to share your Dunollie experience with us, its lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in the area. Best Wishes Gillian Marketing & Promotions Manager Dunollie Museum, Castle...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have to choose between Dunstaffage and Dunollie. Definitely choose the former. Dunollie has a lovely cafe and well marked exhibits and a scavenger hunt for children but there is not too much to see as the tower is under renovation.More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ShamithaS
Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ShamithaS, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Dunollie. Its lovely to hear you were able to visit 2 of the MacDougall Castles on your visit - Dunollie and Dunstaffnage. Dunstaffnage is cared for by Historic Environment Scotland, and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked here from our hotel, it was a lovely place to spend a couple of hours. Nice gardens to sit in as well. We worth a visit if in Oban.More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jammyjan123, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your Dunollie experience with us. Lovely to hear you enjoyed your time visiting this ancient site. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in the area. Best Wishes Gillian Marketing &...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful grounds for strolling in peace and quiet. The museum is interesting and the views from the castle ruins are superb. Best part of the place is the snack bar . Absolutely wonderful food and service.More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Goodness4you, Thank you very much for taking the time to view your visit to Dunollie, its lovely to hear you enjoyed learning more about the heritage of this fascinating site and taking in the stunning views from the castle ruin. I will pass your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and a superb view from the castle, on a nice day it was simply breathtaking. The house itself could perhaps be upgraded slightly but definitely worth the visit! Reasonably priced too.More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Carolsdreams, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to Dunollie, it is lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Castle Ruin and your time spent with us. As we are an independent museum run by a charitable...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family and is well worth the entry fee. The views of Oban bay and Mull are simply stunning from the castle, the guided tour was great and the courtyard coffee shop was a delight. Could not recommend this enough, what a little gem!More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jooster 0
Gillian C, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear jouster 0, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent visit to Dunollie. We are delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your time spent here with us. We do hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in the area....More

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yinandyangmob
February 9, 2019|
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Response from Gillian C | Property representative |
Hi Yinandyangmob, Our guided tours are available daily. Mon - Sat the tour times will be 10.30 am and 2.30 am, Sun 12.30 pm. This year we will also be introducing new activities daily which will be featured on our website... More
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Barbara C
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Gillian C | Property representative |
Hi Barbara, Tickets are available from our main ticket booth on site upon entrance to Dunollie. Our receptionist will be on hand to provide you with more information about your visit. Ticket Admissions are as follows... More
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Sharon B
April 3, 2017|
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Response from Gillian C | Property representative |
Hi Sharon, Thanks for your question. Dunollie is approx. 30 minute stroll along the seafront towards Ganavan Sands. If you walk along the esplanade, past St. Columba's Cathedral you will reach the War Memorial. Cross... More
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