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Stromness Museum, Stromness

4.4
#3 of 7 in Museums in Mainland
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4.6
  • Situated at the end of the main road, this small museum is definitely a great place to visit. The life story of the great explorer John Rae can be found here, as well as the story of the sinking of th...  more »
  • Extremely interesting museum covering all aspects of Orkney life.They have a good museum mewsletter which is well written.  more »
  • A splendidly traditional museum literally filled to bursting with the history of Stromness. Something for everyone. Good section on World War 1 and Scapa Flow. The 2017 major exhibition celebrates 200...  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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