The Orkney Museum – now partly open. Opening times: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10.00 – 12.00 and 14.00-16.00 ALL OTHER DAYS CLOSED
The Orkney Museum tells the story of Orkney from the Stone Age through the Picts and Vikings to the present day.
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The museum’s collection is of international importance and there is a changing temporary exhibition programme. There is a large collection of old photographs and activities for youngsters.
The Orkney Museum is in Tankerness House, an A-listed building. The Baikie Library and Drawing Room show how the house looked when it was a family home, which it was for three centuries.