Corrigall Farm Museum

c/o Broad Street
Kirkwall KW15 1DH

Opened to the public in 1980, Corrigall Farm Museum is a traditional 'but and ben' house. It portrays a typical Orkney farmhouse and steading in Victorian times - late 19th century.

Kirbuster Farm Museum

c/o Broad Street
Kirkwall KW15 1DH

Kirbuster Museum was opened to the public in 1986. It is the last un-restored example of a traditional 'firehoose' in Northern Europe.

Lyness Interpretation Centre

Lyness, Hoy
Kirkwall KW16 3NU

Sometimes known as the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre, the Lyness Interpretation Centre houses an important record of the role the Royal Navy played in Orkney during both World Wars. Situated at Lyness on the island of Hoy, the centre is run by Orkney Islands Council Museums Service, which has converted the former pump house to provide a comprehensive series of interpretative displays, as well as being home to a fascinating outside collection of military equipment such as vehicles and guns.

Orkney Museum

c/o Broad Street
Kirkwall KW15 1DH

The Orkney Museum tells the story of Orkney, from the Stone Age, to the Picts and Vikings, right through to the present day. There is a large collection of old photos and activities to amuse younger visitors.

Orkney Wireless Museum

Kiln Corner
Kirkwall KW15 1LB

The museum came about because of the love of wireless sets of its founder, the late Jim MacDonald. During his lifetime he gathered together an extensive and varied collection of domestic and defence wireless equipment.

Skara Brae Prehistoric Village - Historic Scotland

Skara Brae Prehistoric Village

When a wild storm on Orkney in 1850 exposed the ruins of ancient dwellings, Skara Brae, the best preserved prehistoric village in northern Europe, was discovered. The excavated farming settlement dates back 5000 years.

Stromness Museum

52 Alfred Street
Stromness KW16 3DF

Stromness Museum was founded in 1837 with the creation of the Orkney Natural History Society. The building dates from 1858.

Westray Heritage Centre

Westray KW17 2BZ

We are situated in the centre of Pierowall village in Westray next door to the Pierowall Hotel. Inside we have an annual display plus permanent exhibition panels on walls, and GEO with model seabirds and sounds.