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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  • August 15, 2017
    Staff always welcoming and willing to chat, good range of historic artefacts on display, not just restricted to mining.  more »
  • July 22, 2017
    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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  • June 30, 2017
    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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  • 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
  • Great little museum. Such a vast and informative selection for such a small place.
  • Seeking shelter from a passing shower, this delightful museum offered a warm and friendly welcome! It is jammed full of local artefacts and information covering local fishing and the slate mining industry. A visit here is a "must see" for all visiting the area.
  • Great place!
  • One of the best little museums i have ever visited.

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