Welcome to Stromness Museum
(March 2015) We hope to be able to update this website very soon - watch this space!
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.
Winter Opening Hours
11.00am - 3.30pm
(Closed Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd April)
New objects in the museum include the name plate from the fishery cruiser Longa, 19th century tapestries from The Haven and portraits of Stromness worthies by Ian MacInnes.
Our Summer 2015 Exhibition
April - Oct, 10.00am - 5.00pm
Art and Artefacts from Ness of Brodgar dig
(Click on the picture below to be taken to the dig website)
April - October: 10am -5pm, Sun- Sat
November - March: 11am -3.30 pm (closed on Sundays)
Weekly ticket, come back as often as you like for 7 days.
Adult £4.50 (concessions £4.00)
Family (2 adults+2 children) £9.00
School pupil £1.00
The Museum moved to the building above in the mid-nineteenth century and there have been many additions since then. There is always something new to see among our artefacts which are of national and international significance.
Running costs are met from entrance fees, donations and grants.
Annual Friends membership: Please request details.