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West Highland Museum
West Highland Museum

West Highland Museum

Whether it's archaeology, natural history, warfare and weaponry, highland crofting life, costumes and charms, Victorian times, silver, coins and medals, or even the history of mountain rescue, it's all here in eight rooms each full of fascinating objects.

Discover a nationally important collection telling the turbulent history of the West Highlands.Explore eight rooms packed with fascinating objects, from Rob Roy's sporran and treasure from a shipwrecked Spanish Armada galleon, to the bagpipes played at Bannockburn in 1314.Imagine stopping out onto the battlefield in the '45 rebellion, as you enjoy our collection of Jacobite weapons, medals and miniatures-we even have Bonnie Prince Charlie's embroidered silk waistcoat.Our latest collection tells the story of the Commandos in Lochaber during the Second World War.Browse our shop, with its wide range of Scottish books, fine Jacobite glassware, silver jewellery, railway posters, games, toys & craft kits.

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Cameron Square
Fort William
PH33 6AJ
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January - April: 10:00 - 16:00 Mon - Sat
May - September: 10:00 - 17:00 Mon - Sat
October - December: 10:00 - 16:00 Mon - Sat
July & August: 11.00 - 15.00 Sundays


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