Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Orphir

4.5
#9 of 14 in Historic Sites in Mainland
Learn about the Orkneyinga saga and the influence of Vikings on the Orkney Islands at Orkneyinga Saga Centre. Although the museum is small and unstaffed, its maps, informational displays, and short audio-visual presentation provide vivid insight into the Norwegian capture of the islands and outline the colorful history of the Earls of Orkney. Be sure to have your photo taken by the Viking ship model that marks the entrance for a fun memory of your visit. Work out when and for how long to visit Orkneyinga Saga Centre and other Orphir attractions using our handy Orphir vacation maker tool .
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  • The view beyond this point is definitely worth it, especially in the eve. Just chasing the Vikings for free.
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  • Not many people, sadly, know about this place. We visited one afternoon and had it to ourselves. There is a movie to watch (though it was a bit tedious), sone signboards, bathrooms and outdoors the re...  more »
  • This wee place is well worth a visit. Not packed with tourists, in fact I had the place to myself the entire time. i enjoyed the video and displays and then did the 4k circular walk across the cliff t...  more »
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