Kirbuster Museum, Birsay

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#9 of 17 in Museums in Orkney Islands
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  • When we look at the Neolithic and Norse homes which litter Orkney, one sometimes thinks how could people live in such conditions. It comes as a shock to find places like Kirbuster farm - inhabited by ...  more »
  • An excellent museum showing how people lived in days gone by. The central firehoose was especially atmospheric - I loved the smell of the peat fire, with the smoke wafting up to the open smoke hole. I...  more »
  • A free museum showing what an old croft farm house looked like. Well presented with lots of interesting features; - bed boxes in stone cavities near the fire - cooking fire with no chimney (apparently...  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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