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The Orkney Museum, Kirkwall
(4.5/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • Very informative and goes right back to when the islands were formed and first populated. History right up to date although spread over a few rooms and different levels. A nust do if you visit Orkney....  more »
  • This is one of the great Scottish local museums, with a long-term view on its island communities good and accessible displays of the materials they have produced and imported. Very up-to-date in terms...  more »
  • Awesome museum of Orkney history from prehistoric to modern day. Lots of hands on things for the kids including quizzes and 'pot making'. It's not huge but they pack a lot in! Definately worth an hour...  more »
Google
  • Love this place with its historical setting and exhibits.
  • If it's on this street and you want to feel the Heart of Kirkwall it's a must!