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The Orkney Museum tells the story of Orkney, from the Stone Age, to the Picts and Vikings, right through to the present day. The Museum’s collection is of international importance and the archaeology collection, which includes artefacts and...more
Hours Today: 10:30 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:00
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Tankerness House Broad Street | Orkney, Kirkwall KW15 1DH, Scotland
All reviews old house well worth a visit interesting exhibits free entry lovely garden couple of hours modern times twentieth century neolithic times broad street treasure trove several floors stone age two hours pre history historic building rainy day
We spent over two hours exploring this wonderful museum, so well done and so informative. It was a great way to learn about the natural resources and history of the Orkneys. We had the privilege of spending some time with a male employee, I did...More
The Orkney museum is fabulous!! Not only great artefacts from Orkney but furniture,paintings and a fun area for children with old toys etc.
At the back of the museum is a delightful garden with little seating areas.
I had the opportunity to visit both the Orkney Museum in Kirkwall and the Stromness Museum in Stromness. Both are absolute gems and should not be missed. I was particularly impressed that somehow the Orkney Museum is free! It has a great historical timeline for...More
This free museum was much better than we expected. It gives the history of the area for the last 7000 years. There are many rooms, each about a different time in history. There are many stairs between rooms. I would have liked more information about...More