Orkney and Shetland Islands Sights

Orkney Museum

  • Broad St. Map It
  • Kirkwall

Published 05/04/2017

Fodor's Review

With artifacts from the Picts, the Vikings, and other ancient peoples, this museum in Tankerness House (a former residence) has the entire history of Orkney crammed into a rabbit warren of rooms. It's not easily accessible for those with disabilities but with the help of staff, can be done. The setup may be old-fashioned, but some artifacts—especially those from everyday Orcadian life in the 19th century—are riveting. Lovely gardens around the back provide a spot to recoup after a history lesson.

Sight Information

Address:

Broad St., Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, KW15 1DH, Scotland

Map It

Phone:

01856-873191

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 05/04/2017

Advertisement

Book A Hotel

Map View

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Orkney and Shetland Islands

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks