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Lochaber Archive Centre

Tasglann Loch Abar

As part of the Highland Archive Service, the Lochaber Archive Centre at Fort William is responsible for locating, preserving and making accessible documents relating to all aspects of Highland history.

Lochaber Archive CentreThe Lochaber Archive Centre collects and preserves archives relating to Lochaber, dating from the 17th century to the present.

Contact details

Lochaber Archive Centre, West Highland College, An Aird, Fort William, Inverness-shire PH33 6FF


Telephone: +44 (0)1397 701942/700946

Email: lochaber.archives@highlifehighland.com


Opening hours:

Monday         10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm (5pm - 7.30pm by appointment)

Tuesday        10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm

Wednesday   Closed

Thursday       10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm

Friday            10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm

 Services available:

The public searchroom in Fort William is open to all, free of charge.

Access into the building is available via a ramp. 

Car parking and refreshments are available at West Highland College.