Bernera Museum

Bernera, Isle of Lewis HS2 9LF

The collection comprises some 500 artefacts which illustrate the domestic, economic, cultural and religious life of Bernera district. Its strengths lie mainly in the fields of domestic, social life, fishing and the sea. A room is dedicated to the Iron Age village at Bostadh.

Dualchas: Skye & Lochalsh Area Museums Service

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre, Elgin Hostel, Dunvegan Road
Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9EE

As part of the Highland Archive Service, the Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre, Portree, is responsible for collecting, preserving and making available archives relating to the history of the Skye and Lochalsh area. The archives date from the 17th century to the present, and consist of documents in different formats including minute books, correspondence, maps, plans, photographs, drawings and sound recordings.

Museum nan Eilean

Francis Street
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2NF

Museum nan Eilean was established in 1983 by Comhairle nan Eilean, the Western Isles Islands Council, as it was then, to provide the first professional museum service for the Western Isles.

Museum of the Isles

Clan Donald Skye, Armadale
Ardvasar, Isle of Skye IV45 8RS

This award winning accredited museum was opened in 2002 to house our growing collection of artefacts and paintings. Six interconnecting galleries take you through 1500 years of the history and culture of the area once known as the Kingdom of the Isles. A seventh gallery is the venue for special exhibitions that change each year.

Ness Heritage Centre

Sgoil Chrois
Ness, Isle of Lewis HS2 0TG

An impressive archive of documents, genealogical records, photographs, video and audio recordings and artefacts; contributed over the years by a willing and generous community that cherishes its own history and heritage. This collection comprises some 500 artefacts illustrating the social, economic, cultural and religious life of Ness. Its strengths lie mainly in the fields of domestic life, social life, fishing and the sea. The material dates from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Raasay Heritage Trust Museum

Isle of Raasay IV40 8PB

The Island of Raasay is located off the east coast of the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. Raasay Heritage Society was formed to preserve and promote the language and culture of the island for future generations and to show visitors all aspects of the island's unique past and its unusual geological and botanical features.

Staffin Museum, The

6 Ellishadder, Staffin
Isle of Skye IV51 9JE

The Staffin Museum is a small community-based museum located in the village of Ellishadder, on the eastern coast of the Trotternish peninsula, Isle of Skye. The Staffin Museum contains excellent collections of local geological and fossil specimens, as well as representative artefacts illustrating prehistory and social history on the Trotternish.

Taigh Chearsabhagh

Isle of North Uist HS6 5AA

Museum and two gallery spaces with regularly changing exhibitions. Photo archive room with over 2,000 local photographs & reference books relating to Gaelic language, local & Scottish history and genealogy.

Uig Heritage Trust

Uig Community Centre
Timsgarry, Isle of Lewis HS2 9JT

The Comann Eachdraidh runs a small registered museum situated in the community centre in Timsgarry. We have a number of displays covering different aspects of local history. We also have a good archive of background material available for browsing and a large collection of old photographs.