Travelling by train to the West Highland Museum is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the West Highland Museum is Fort William, which is served by Scotrail and the Caledonian Sleeper services throughout the day. It's 7 minutes to the West Highland Museum on foot. To get there from the station cross Belford Road and head down past The Parade, when you get to the junction with Monzie Square, turn left and then take the first left at the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland.

The West Highland Museum is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays telling the story of the region and its history. The museum is suitable for all ages.

Visit the West Highland Museum website for opening information.


This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Scottish Bookings only
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:00 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 17:45
Sunday 16:30 - 20:00
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageAvailable
Shops noteNews agent Passport Photo Booth
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop Coffee kiosk
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces24
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notesDiscounted cycle hire available at Nevis Cycles to holders of valid rail tickets. Visit or call 01397 705 555 for more information
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Accessible - Level access to ticket office and all platforms.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Departures and arrivals from Fort William

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Fort William station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to MallaigScotRail23:581Early
to London EustonCaledonian Sleeper19:501Scheduled
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail07:441Scheduled
to MallaigScotRail08:302Scheduled
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail11:401Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail23:581Early
from MallaigScotRail19:572Late
from MallaigScotRail07:251Scheduled
from London EustonCaledonian Sleeper09:571On time
from MallaigScotRail11:341Scheduled

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