Stromness Museum, Stromness

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  • August 18, 2017
    Very well worth a visit with lots to see - mainly on a maritime theme. Upstairs is a natural history section. At least an hour should be allowed for a visit to this museum  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    Excellent mixture of exhibits. Spent 2 hours here. Lots to see. £5 entry fee for an adult which gives you a 7 day ticket and lovely guide book. Well worth it.  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    We really enjoyed learning more about the history of stromness and there was a huge range of different collections. We particularly enjoyed the section about animals and wildlife. The museum does have...  more »
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  • A good museum should a) give you a sense of history and a sense of place b) tell you a story which leaves you wanting more c) contain a lot of strange and unexpected things which suddenly make sense in this context. Stromness Museum is a very good one indeed.
  • Lots of Orkney & Stromness relics and memorabilia. The kids' activity to get them going round is the best I've ever seen anywhere so extra credit for that!
  • Just too too much to even try to see in one day. Admission ticket lasts for a week so good for a bad weather day. You also get a guide book. Staff ate lovely and very patient even with the silly questions.
  • Outstanding and very interesting collection, a friendly host plus child friendly highly recommended
  • Packed full of historical facts about Orkney, from scara brae to the royal oak. A must for history buffs

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