Easdale Island Folk Museum, Oban

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Easdale Island Folk Museum is located in Oban. Take a look at our Oban trip itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Easdale Island Folk Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Staff always welcoming and willing to chat, good range of historic artefacts on display, not just restricted to mining.  more »
  • Easdale island is worth a detour with its history of slate mining. Small pedestrian ferry (hitpoints is on the way back), tea room, pub, craft shop, and of course the Museum. Good summary of the history of the island and its inhabitants. Even more interesting for noise-stricken people: peace on the island.
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  • Ellenabeich is a tiny but picturesque community of small workers' housing on two streets. It has a pub selling quality food - seafood a speciality - and drink and a bizarre Highland Crafts store which...  more »
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  • Absolutely superb, highly recommend having a look in here before exploring the island as it gives you an insight into the history of the island and the story behind what you will see. We were given such a warm welcome
  • Nice place easedale is a slate island they hold the world stone skimming computational every yr
  • No cars just wheelbarrows to carry stuff from the ferry to your home,no public toilets so be prepared, great atmosphere even on a soggy day
  • Small and visitor funded community museum on the island of Easdale. Very friendly and full of useful and interesting Information about life and work on the slate islands
  • Very informative and well displayed exhibits.

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