Want to learn all about the history of Oban? Oban War & Peace Museum contains a fascinating collection of artefacts and photographs depicting the rich cultural history of the busy port town and its people. You can learn about the fishing and maritime industries, the railway, road transport, local sports, the building of the iconic McCaig’s Tower and the strategic role played by Oban during the war years when the town was home to Australian, Canadian and US aircrew and RAF Flying Boats operated from the bay. The museum is located on the Esplanade next to the Regent Hotel and adjacent to North Pier.
Where can I visit a history museum in Oban?
The museum’s origins lie in an exhibition, ‘Oban at War’, mounted in 1995 by an enthusiastic team from the local community to mark the 50th anniversary of the ending of World War II.
- The museum is suitable for wheelchair access and is on one level.
- Open every day 10am until 4pm
- Free admission