The Orkney Museum, Kirkwall

4.7
#1 of 6 in Museums in Mainland
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  • An interesting place with a variety of local historical information. As it is in an older building there are a number of different rooms to explore. This only ads to the interest as you enter a new...  more »
  • I don’t always go to the museum in places I visit but very pleased I went to this one. Dry and warm for a start, watch your head if you are tall like me. Amazing history going back 5000 years and...  more »
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  • Great introduction to the history of Orkney. We were surprised at the number of exhibits and wished we had planned more time to visit. The centenary exhibit on the scuttling of the German fleet was very well done.
  • Absolutely unmissable if you are visiting Orkney. Comprehensive displays and gorgeous gardens to enjoy, between showers!

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