The Oban War & Peace Museum is hoping to secure funding to enable us to employ an Education Officer to organise an annual programme of visits to meet the Curriculum requirements of pupils of all ages in cooperation with the schools. Until we have such a person our visits have to be subject to volunteer staff availability and cannot necessarily be as comprehensive as we would like.
The museum welcomes visits from both Primary and Secondary school pupils to its premises and is happy to arrange for a speaker(s) to visit the school and speak to students in-house.
Numbers are limited for visits to the museum due to space restrictions and the number of people visiting us. It is necessary for the school to provide sufficient qualified helpers to escort pupils in small groups when touring the museum - approximately 7 pupils per group. It is beneficial for the teacher to contact us in advance to discuss our planned programme and any questionnaires or projects the pupils may be required to complete.
We also welcome visits from community groups and can usually tailor make a visit to suit any particular interests. Visits can be made during the day or in the evening subject to volunteer staff being available.
Numbers may be restricted and are subject to prior agreement.
Charges for visits to the museum
No charge is made for visits to the museum however donations are always welcome.
Charges for visits to your premises
We may make a small charge to cover transport costs for visits to your premises. Donations are always appreciated.
Times for visits
The best time for visits is in the quieter months such as March, April and May or October and November. The museum is closed from the end of November to the end of February. Visits may be possible during this time subject to planned work on displays and maintenance etc.