Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre, Burray Village

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#5 of 17 in Museums in Orkney Islands
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  • Very well thought out set of displays covering the geology of the orkney islands. Super examples of fossils and minerals from around the world with sensibly priced gift shop offering the enthusiast a ...  more »
  • A superb mix of fossils, geological specimens and local memorabilia. Well worth two hours or more of exploring. Then the cafe and it's home baking will finish off your visit perfectly.  more »
  • Took my 7 year old son here over the summer. Driven past many times and always meant to stop. So glad we finally did. An excellent little facility well worth a visit and the food in the cafe was lovel...  more »
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  • Lovely cafe and heritage centre, really fascinating and varied exhibition and shop. Managed to get several nice Christmas gifts from here for (fossil loving) friends!
  • Great food, lovely staff and a fabulous little shop with filled with all kinds of goodies!
  • Really interesting and very well done. So interesting. Lovely tea room. Great little shop and a lovely helpful lady doing the tickets and shop. Would really recommend it. ☺
  • Currently closed but been excellent when we've previously visited. The fossil centre and cafe shut from October to March.
  • Nice little restaurant for lunch and drinks. It was funny that the young trainee was making faults and the staff were very apologetic but we said it's fine. We all have to start somewhere... Parking is on a slope, I thought the campervan was going to tip over when we got in. Museum is really good. I love the secret room they only tell you about when you buy a ticket. Well worth a look :)
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