Welcome to Ullapool Museum

The Museum

The Museum is housed in a Category A listed building, an architectural gem. Visit us to learn about the social history of Lochbroom through displays on crofting, fishing, the “klondykers”, the ship Hector, Melville pistols, bi-cen...

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Ullapool Museum offers a Genealogy Research Service undertaken by Museum volunteers. They are experienced, but are not professional genealogists and will use Museum records to research your family members connected to the Parish of Lochbroom. They...

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Lochbroom Stories

The klondyking era was a unique time in the history of Ullapool and Lochbroom. Between the late 1970s and mid-1990s, flotillas of factory processing ships and their crews from the Eastern Bloc and further afield spent the long winter mont...

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Saving Thomas Telford

This is a Category A listed building built in 1829 at a cost of £900. It was in regular use until 1935 as a Church of Scotland parish church. The last service was a wedding. The congregation finally moved into the current Church of Scotland ...

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Through our collections you can explore how people in Lochbroom lived, worked, played and learned through the ages. The museum holds a broad social history collection including objects related to crofting, the sea, education and learning and objec...

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Events & What's On

See what's on and what's happening at Ullapool Museum this Season  


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Connecting Collections project

Have you ever wondered what treasures lie in Ullapool Museum’s stores? Like all museums, we can only display a small fraction of our collections. Behind the scenes we care for many more objects, photos and oral histories that tell the storie...

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Ullapool Museum Volunteers Scoop Prestigious National Award

The work undertaken by volunteers at Ullapool Museum has been recognised in an awards ceremony in London. The ‘Volunteers in Museum Learning Award’ was presented to them by the British Museum and The Marsh Christian Trust. The award ce...

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“We collect, preserve and protect the history and heritage of the Parish of Lochbroom. We use our collections in creative ways for the inspiration, education and enjoyment of our audiences.”