Mull Aquarium


By the harbour car park, this aquarium has good information on the local marine environment, and little touch pools with crabs, starfish and the like for kids. All the creatures are returned to the sea after they've done a four-week shift here.

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Nearby Mull attractions

1. Tobermory Distillery

0.08 MILES

This bijou distillery was established in 1798. It doesn't always open on winter weekends; phone ahead to check or book. There are two whisky lines here:…

2. Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust

0.19 MILES

This place has displays, videos and interactive exhibits on whale and dolphin biology and ecology, and is a great place for kids to learn about sea…

3. Mull Museum

0.21 MILES

Mull Museum, which records the history of the island, is a good place to go on a rainy day. There are interesting exhibits on crofting, and on the…

4. An Tobar Arts Centre

0.25 MILES

An art gallery and exhibition space in a former primary school with top water views and a good vegetarian-friendly cafe (open 11am to 4pm Tuesday to…

5. Glengorm Castle

4.21 MILES

A long, single-track road leads north for 4 miles from Tobermory to majestic Glengorm Castle, with views across the sea to Ardnamurchan, Rum and the Outer…

6. Old Byre Heritage Centre


The curious and cheerful Old Byre brings Mull’s heritage and natural history to life through a series of tableaux and half-hour film shows. The prize for…

7. Kilchoan

5.54 MILES

The scattered crofting village of Kilchoan, the only village of any size west of Salen, is best known for the scenic ruins of 13th-century Mingary Castle…