Opens Saturday 14 April 2018
to end September. 10am - 5pm
Tel: 01856 731255

Museum admission charges (entry to the tearoom and gift shop is free)

Adults - £4.50 Concessions & children under 16 - £3.50 Children under five - Free


Our Heritage Galleries have had a facelift!

Following the major upgrade to the downstairs fossil and geology galleries in 2012-13, and the opening of the new Building the Barriers exhibition downstairs, we are pleased to announce that, over the winter of 2015-16 we have been upgrading the Orkney Heritage Galleries upstairs at the Fossil & Heritage Centre.


Click here for more information about the refurbished Heritage Galleries ...

Click here for virtual tour ...

Click here for info on disabled access ...


The Centre's cafe, which is run by local volunteers, has a new look for 2016! To mark the changes to the Heritage Galleries, the cafe has been re-launched as a Heritage Tearoom, offering a range of hearty soups, local produce and delicious home-bakes in a warm and friendly environment with lovely views. Even the staff are in period costume!

The Gift Shop has a wide range of arts and crafts, jewellery, traditional toys, gemstones, books, cards and CDs. Take your time to browse the unusual and extensive range of goods on offer.

" Exceptional! Absolutely fantastic - better than any museum we've been to."

Visitor, June 2014

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