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Welcome to the website of the Stromness Museum

Stromness Museum is an independent museum maintained and managed by a committee of volunteers elected from the members of the Orkney Natural History Society Museum.

Running costs are met from entrance fees, friends memberships, donations and grants.

Summer Opening Hours (1 Apr - 30 Oct)    

Admission charge

Daily - 11.00am - 5pm

 

Weekly ticket,  visit as often as you like for 7 days

  • Adult £5.00 (concessions £4.00)
  • Family (2 adults+2 or more children) £10.00
  • School pupil £1.00
  • Under school age - Free
  • Group discounts for 12 or more persons

Our summer exhibition continues - The Loss of Lord Kitchener and HMS Hampshire

About Us
About Us
Originally founded as the Orkney Natural History Society, the Stromness Museum has come a long way since its inception.

Find out about us here.
Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Our exhibitions change summer and winter, our new exhibition commemorating 100 years since the loss of the HMS Hampshire and the death of Earl Kitchener opened 1st April.
Ness of Brodgar Artefacts
Ness of Brodgar Artefacts
Our 2015 exhibition proved such a success we are staging a semi-permanent display of some of the artefacts found, including a stone clearly showing the 'Brodgar Butterfly' (shown here).
Downloads
Downloads
Find out more about what the Museum has been involved in, and download information before your visit. There are podcasts, leaflets and more.
News
News
Find out about the current goings-on at the Museum from here.
Support Us
Support Us
We are run by a committee of volunteers, but we have lots of costs. You could help us enormously by becoming a FRIEND.
Contact Us
Contact Us
There are lots of ways to contact us, through this website, telephone, in writing or on Facebook. Find out more by clicking here.
Social Media
Social Media
We're on Facebook too.

Find us by clicking here.

Scottish Charity No SC021455

Opening hours:
1 April - 31 October: 10am -5pm, Daily
1 November - 31 March:   11am -3.30 pm (closed on Sundays)

The 2014 Viability Study, supported by Orkney LEADER,  is available via this link.

We are grateful to the many supporters and funders of the Orkney Natural History Society Museum, which include the following: