Fodor's Expert Review Ocean Explorer Centre

Oban Museum/Gallery
Free

On the Firth of Lorn, this imaginative venture lets you get a look under the sea. Hands-on exhibits include microscopes where you can observe tiny algae and a live undersea camera where you can see what's happening below the waves. Part of a scientific research center, it's educational but also accessible and fun. There is a bright little café and a shop with books on marine science and other topics. It's 2 miles from Oban—follow the signs for nearby Dunstaffnage Castle.

Museum/Gallery Free Family Zoo/Aquarium

Quick Facts

Kirk Rd.
Oban, Argyll and Bute  PA37 1QA, Scotland

01631-559123

www.oceanexplorercentre.org

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Free, Closed weekends and late Dec.–early Jan

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