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A walk back in time

Very interesting look back how history changed the lifestyle of the local inhabitants. Very moving... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Yvonne P
London, United Kingdom
Great Place

Well worth a visit if you like museums, this one is quite small but well worth going in to see... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Portishead, United Kingdom
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7 West Argyle Street, Ullapool IV26 2TY, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Very interesting look back how history changed the lifestyle of the local inhabitants. Very moving stories of local people.

Thank Yvonne P
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Well worth a visit if you like museums, this one is quite small but well worth going in to see about Ullapool.

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

This small museum has been established by locals to display their history and provide a resource for those who wish to research their heritage. Many over the last centuries were forced off their land and with others encouraged to migrate from Scotland and enjoyed great...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice to visit even if bit small I found it interesting and the staff were helpfully If in ullapool well worth a visit

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The building was once a Church of Scotland building designed by William Telford, and retains many of its internal features. There is a ten minute film in the gallery about the area. It had music, but would have been better with commentary as well. We...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Though this is a small museum, it provides an excellent insight into the ever changing history of Ullapool and suroundings. In particular, the hardships of life only a 100 years ago, the immigration to Canada and Montana, the ups and downs of the fishing industry....More

Thank Ulrich K
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I visited a museum in Northumberland with friends and that was all about the community and the mining industry. I have also visited Selkirk Museum in the Scottish Borders on many occasions and both have a common theme with Ullapool - they are LOCAL museums...More

1  Thank ColinLivingstone
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Great little museum. A lot of interesting facts & articles without being over powering. A great little find on our travels.

3  Thank Janet G
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed passing an hour in this small museum. The fact it is held in a Thomas Telford church is wonderful but I was impressed by the history of the area, photos of bygone days, videos etc which all depicted what seemed to be a tough...More

2  Thank 330Dee
Reviewed 3 June 2018 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 12 June 2018

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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