Welcome to Ullapool 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-centenary quilt and more. Interpretation of the original Thomas Telford Parliamentary church building. Extensive archive reading area and genealogy records and exciting children's activity area

Lochbroom stories

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 months in Lochbroom drawn by the boom of the mackerel fishery.

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Collections

Collections

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 objects related to the founding of Ullapool.

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Genealogy

Genealogy

Search your family tree.
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.

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