Welcome to Stromness Museum

Latest News

  • Free events in the Museum, 1st & 2nd August, part of the Fishernet Orkney 2015 weekend
  • See our 'News and Events' for details
  • Booking essential for event on 2nd August

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 (Apr-Oct)    

Admission charges:

Daily: 10am - 5pm

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

Adult £5.00 (concessions £4.00)
Family (2 adults+2 children) £10.00
School pupil £1.00



How would you like to take part in The Great Orkney Bird Shoot


Help us bring our natural history galleries back to life with
photographs of Orkney's amazing bird life



New objects in the museum collection include the name plate from the fishery cruiser Longa











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

Scottish Charity No SC021455

Opening hours:

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


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