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All reviews slate mining slate industry island life well worth a visit slate mine local life walk round the island oyster bar bygone days could spend hours interesting insight informative displays processes involved local volunteers small island small space interesting place
We didn't have long in the museum before it closed, but the guy on the door wasn't in a hurry to close which was nice. There is so much information, well set out in a small space.
Very interesting to learn more about the place...More
This delightful little museum is situated within a quaint, rustic coastal village, an easy scenic drive from bustling Oban. Staffed by friendly, knowledgeable local volunteers, it comprises two or three rooms of what must have been a cottage dwelling, containing an eclectic mix of artefacts,...More
A very well informed curator of the museum. Having lived there for quite some time herself. A well presented museum with plenty of artefacts to give you a real feel for the hard life of those inhabitants during the slate mining period.
Knowledgeable curater. Great information and pictures of the slate mining and a diorama of life back in the day. Child friendly. It's a wonderful short road trip from Oban to Easdale and a One minute boat ride to the island So worth it Easdale ihas...More
It's worth saying that, having decided to visit Seil Island, and crossed the "Bridge over the Atlantic", we only ended up at Easdale by accident. Most of Seil Island's roads are single track, and unless you know the history of the area - and slate-mining,...More
Staffed by volunteers this little museum is like a Tardis. Full of all sorts of things, people and histories. Fabulous photographs of both the geography of the island, the people and history of the slate mining. Very interesting.Good selection of postcards and photos for sale...More