Admission is Free – but a donation to help pay our overheads is very welcome.


It is open 7 days a week, from 10am - 4pm, except Fridays when it closes at 2pm.

Museum Gallery

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Oban War and Peace MuseumOban 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 run by a team of friendly and enthusiastic volunteers and relies on visitor donations to cover all its overhead costs. There is something of interest for all ages and youngsters can participate in our quiz. We hope you will come and visit us soon to find out about Oban’s heritage.

How to find us

The museum is located on the Esplanade next to the Regent Hotel and adjacent to North Pier.

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Parking and other facilities

Paid parking is available on the road outside the museum and in the adjacent North Pier Car Park.

The museum does not have a refreshment facility but a variety of restaurants and cafes are located in the North Pier area and throughout the town.

Disabled Facilities Disabled Facilities

The museum is suitable for wheelchair access and is on one level.

A Disabled Toilet is available for use by disabled visitors only.

We do not have any Public Toilets – the nearest Public Toilets are close by on North Pier