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Easdale Island Folk Museum

Easdale, Oban PA34 4TB, Scotland
+44 1852 300173
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Great wee museum

So much information in such a small place. Maybe a little cramped but they had so much to tell us... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen S
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Inverness, United Kingdom
via mobile
Over the Bridge over the Atlantic

If you like canoeing or kayaking this is a great place to visit ,the water rush when the tide turns... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George K
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“slate mining” (11 reviews)
“island life” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Easdale, Oban PA34 4TB, Scotland
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+44 1852 300173
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"slate mining"
in 11 reviews
"slate industry"
in 8 reviews
"island life"
in 3 reviews
"wee island"
in 2 reviews
"oyster bar"
in 2 reviews
"walk round the island"
in 2 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"bygone days"
in 2 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 2 reviews
"interesting insight"
in 3 reviews
"informative displays"
in 2 reviews
"processes involved"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
in 2 reviews
"boat trip"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 2 reviews
"wasdale"
in 29 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So much information in such a small place. Maybe a little cramped but they had so much to tell us they couldn’t have done it any other way.

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like canoeing or kayaking this is a great place to visit ,the water rush when the tide turns is exciting as hell its a fab place seals and scenery go a walk up the quarry . The museum was founded by Mrs Jean...More

Thank George K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small ,very personal museum ,run by the local community and therefore has interesting stories and mementos

Thank ann m
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a really interesting little museum. So much information and interesting details of this small area that I was previously unaware of. The gentleman in charge is really interesting to talk to and very helpful and knowledgeable

Thank Christine L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a lovely place, lots to see, the staff are so helpful & I enjoyed listening to the stories they had to share. thank you.

Thank mocookit
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum giving an insight into the history of this small island and how it came about with the slate quarry.

Thank mike a
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always pop in to this lovely little museum when we visit Easdale as it is charming. So many fascinating photos and stories of the slate industry and local life. Very good value at £3

Thank asm284
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Good place to learn about the history of slate mining of the past. Some interesting artefacts in the museum although I did not like the stuffed birds and otters, did not think this was necessary as there was much more to observe without the need...More

Thank SHEEPY2012
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

A wonderful area to visit peaceful and quiet. One pub that serves great food there is an outdoor seating area to view the sea. The slate museum is great a small house with many interesting items some I even remember as a child and an...More

Thank Fuchia
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Not much open in Easdale apart from Museum, although Jim who runs the place was very knowledgable about the place. Should image it's great in summer months.

Thank Bootscooters
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