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The West Highland Museum is Situated in the High Street in the heart of the historic town of Fort William in the Scottish Highlands, it is one of the oldest museums in the Highlands.

West Highland Museum this local museum covers a wide variety of topics. Of particular interest are those dealing with the local industries, the Caledonian Canal, Ben Nevis the former fort and Jacobite relics including 'The Secret Portrait". 

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It was founded in 1922 by a group of local enthusiasts, the museum tells the story of this mountainous region and its people the most renowned and unusual collection relates to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite cause.

The museum has seven rooms on three floors, with an extensive collection of exhibits including the eighteenth century "secret portrait" of Bonnie Prince Charlie, and a royalty collection of Victoriana, including the regalia gifted by Queen Victoria to her favourite servant, John Brown, the museum also holds a wealth of curious and fascinating collections relating to less well-known aspects of the lives of the people of the West Highlands.

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West Highland Museum great visit
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 · 4 months ago
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If you visit Fort William then the museum is a great visit, you will find it on the high street where the Bronze Ford is. Larger than we expected plenty of local military history and information.
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