Kirbuster Museum, Birsay

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#9 of 17 in Museums in Orkney Islands
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  • This small museum in Birsay on Orkeny is certainly worth a visit. It is beautiful and the garden is absolutely stunning. The small house is well preserved, and it's free to visit but you can make a donation if you want.
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  • We didn't time this quite right as the light was failing when we arrived & it made it quite difficult to see inside. However, we really enjoyed our visit here. Probably appeals more to adults than chi...  more »
  • This is free so mustn't grumble. Being ancient I have seen most of this before - I had a very old (great, great?) aunt when I was around 5 and she in her 70's who's small house wasn't dis-similar. The...  more »
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  • Incredibly impressive place. The most interesting thing I found the stone sleeping berths, which have only slightly changed his Skara Brae.
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  • A machine back in time. An authentic place!
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