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#1 of 6 Museums in Mainland
Small but informative museum in visitor centre.
#2 of 6 Museums in Mainland
We visited Orkney in January when the majority of museums and attractions on the island are closed so we were happy to find this one in Kirkwall and it was free which is always appreciated!
Unlike some small museums this one was logically laid out with uncluttered displays in date order from ancient times to current day.
Pier Arts Centre Stromness
#3 of 6 Museums in Mainland
This beautiful small museum has probably the best collection of British Modernists, outside London.
Beautiful Museum/Gallery!! Beautiful Setting!!
Stromness Museum Stromness
#4 of 6 Museums in Mainland
The cabinets are a bit ancient but how lovely to wander about and discover hidden gems, a contrast from some of the slick museums of today.
Better than many larger museums we have visited
#5 of 6 Museums in Mainland
This is one of the smallest museums I've ever visited but there is so much crammed into a tiny space.
When we visited the Orkney Wireless Museum, we were amazed at the range of the wirelesses on display, ranging from early crystal sets, domestic, wartime and military.
#6 of 6 Museums in Mainland
In my opinion this is the best of the two Farm Museums, it has a traditional Peat fire and some amazing period furniture and dress.
Loads of simmilarities with the other farm museum.Again, great guide/curator, good stories and knowledge shared.Loved the peat fire and the spirit of the place.