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Ullapool Museum

7 West Argyle Street, Ullapool IV26 2TY, Scotland
+44 1854 612987
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Not worth your time

I have been in museums big and small, national and local all around the world. This one is the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anna911
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Well worth a visit

For a distant visitor, there may be less of interest here than for a local as there is a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jo W
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7 West Argyle Street, Ullapool IV26 2TY, Scotland
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+44 1854 612987
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"old church"
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"highland clearances"
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"local history"
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"thomas telford"
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"run by volunteers"
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"nova scotia"
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"worth the entry fee"
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"ship hector"
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"beautiful building"
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"interesting information"
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"well worth a visit"
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"material"
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"video"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in museums big and small, national and local all around the world. This one is the worst. First and foremost the museum is a renovated church and the vast majority of this space is dedicated to the church period there's a handful...More

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Alison P, Public Relations Manager at Ullapool Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and we are so sorry that we disappointed you. Our museum is run almost entirely by volunteers operating on a shoestring and relying on constant local fundraising. We’re constantly working to improve the museum and take all criticism seriously. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a distant visitor, there may be less of interest here than for a local as there is a lot of archival material. However, the main displays are well constructed and contain some interesting stories. There is an entry fee however and although it is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a delightful place to peruse the past and learn about the area. It's all contained in a Thomas Telford church which is quite delightful. The ladies are very knowledgeable and keen to pass on their passion to you.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

A very nice surprise! Beautiful building and "kirkyard"; interesting information, particularly for newcomers in the region; and a special corner for kids, with museum related activities - my kids magically transformed themselves in "Mr and Mrs MacKey » wearing the costumes at their disposal. On the...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely little museum - full of interesting local history and information. Really friendly and helpful member of staff.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

I've been in the museum a few times and it has changed over this time, recently having a new exhibition installed and generally updated. I liked it before when it was a lot less organised, but of course it wasn't so enticing then. Everything is...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The lady was very informative and obviously loves what’s she’s doing. However we found that there was not a gear deal if information that was is any great interest. The one thing that could have been was the film that was shown upstairs, but with...More

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Alison P, Public Relations Manager at Ullapool Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you for your review and we are so sorry that we disappointed you. We’re constantly working to improve the museum and indeed last year we had a major re-display which has received much praise. We have so much material about the history of Lochbroom...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We dropped on this museum whilst exploring Ullapool. The lady on reception could not have been more informative and helpful. Her enthusiasm for the museum was a joy to see. Interesting and moving.

1  Thank Malcolm C
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This very small museum is lovely & the lady who works in there was very helpful & very friendly.You can go upstairs & watch a short video & also they have an area where you can try clothes on,my father in law tried the kilt...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Situated in a lovely old church, this was definitely worth a visit. Lots of pictures and accounts from those times, as well as history of Ullapool.

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