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Well worth a visit if your in the area. From Jacobites to commandos the history is all here. Free... read more

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Andy C
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A gem in plain sight

Planned a day of shopping on High Street and came upon the WHM. It was a pleasant surprise! Jim... read more

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We are a museum set in Cameron Square which is just off of the centre of Fort William High Street. We have eight rooms packed with fascinating objects, from treasure from a shipwrecked Spanish Armada galleon to the bagpipes played at Bannockburn in...more
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Cameron Square | Fort William, Fort William PH33 6AJ, Scotland
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Well worth a visit if your in the area. From Jacobites to commandos the history is all here. Free entry but option for a donation. Let's face it if you don't leave one it can't function and future visits may not be possible so the...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed today via mobile

Planned a day of shopping on High Street and came upon the WHM. It was a pleasant surprise! Jim was a warm and inviting soul ready to provide an answer to your question. What a magnificent collection of history and interesting displays to educate its...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed today

interesting time -love the hidden picture of Bonnie Prince Charlie which is well worth seeing alone!

Thank Alastair C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled across this whilst visiting Fort William and found it very interesting. It contained lots of information about the local area. Free to enter and the staff were very helpful.

Thank Helen V
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have never had such nice people greet me at a museum. These ladies are simply fantastic and the museum itself is a gem. Terrific collections for such a small place.

Thank nowickiken
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to look at, as well as some interesting things that I did not know about Fort William. There are weapons and clothing from the Jacobite period

Thank dave980
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I stated a very interesting museum for all aspects of memorabilia. It is also got free entry they only ask for donations, which people who visit should not hesitate to contribute.

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful museum ! There's loads of interesting displays and exhibits ,it's very well set out and well worth a visit!! The Commando section was especially good.

Thank gjmsox
WHMuseum, Manager at West Highland Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must-see if you are in Fort William. Very informative, great staff, lots of fascinating history here. Free museum, with many excellent exhibits.

Thank KC_Adventuring
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a true find. We had not seen ads for this museum and were just trying to find the tourist information in Fort William, when we stumbled across it. The staff were so friendly and answered many questions. There are many pieces from Bonnie...More

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cottjan
30 October 2015|
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Response from WHMuseum | Property representative |
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