Winter closure


The Museum will be closing for some essential works for the months of January and February. We will reopen in March next year and anticipate an embryonic Commando Exhibition. More information to follow……

Mairi Mooney leaves at end of January

At the end of January we will say goodbye to our Curator/Manager Mairi – who has overseen the major changes in the Museum over the last year. Mairi is taking off travelling and we wish her all the very best. We are presently in the recruitment process for her replacement.

“Letters and News at the Lochside” by Henry Tanworth Wells.


At a meeting of the Trustees on 24 November 2011, the painting by Henry Tanworth Wells, “Letters and News at the Lochside”, was discussed. Last year the Trustees had considered the sale of the painting, which currently hangs in Arisaig House, to raise funds for the Museum – to acquire land for access to build […]

“Strip the Willow 1997” DVD!


Our 1997 “Longest Strip the Willow in the West” DVD is now available! The “Strip theWillow” was organised to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Museum, just as we reopened after a major refurbishment. Were you one of the 3,000 on the High Street on 23rd May 1997 when Fort William danced the night away […]