Kirbuster Museum


Kirbuster Farm Museum, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2LR

    Kirbuster is the last un-restored example of a traditional ‘firehoose’ in Northern Europe and was occupied right up until the 1960s.

    The house has a central hearth and a stone neuk bed. Also on site is an Edwardian parlour and Victorian Gardens. The shed contains a collection of farming memorabilia and visitors can also enjoy a game of putting on the green. The museum is open between March and October and entry is free.


    3 Museum
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Summer Opening Times
    1 Mar 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 10:30 17:00
    Tuesday 10:30 17:00
    Wednesday 10:30 17:00
    Thursday 10:30 17:00
    Friday 10:30 17:00
    Saturday 10:30 17:00
    Sunday 12:00 17:00

    Kirbuster Museum opening on Sunday 1st March .We are open 10.30 – 13.00, 14.00 – 17.00 Mon – Sat, 12.00 – 17.00 Sun.


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking


    • Picnic Area

    Special Requirements

    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome

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