Lews Castle

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There's something to enjoy every day at Lews Castle. Explore the new Museum nan Eilean and see the famous Lewis Chessmen, stop for a bite to eat at the Storehouse Café, enjoy a woodland adventure in the grounds, or find that perfect gift in the Outfitters Shop.

Museum nan Eilean Lews Castle is open from 10am until 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. The ground floor of Lews Castle and the Storehouse and Outfitters by Natural Retreats are open every day from 09.30 until 6pm. It’s free to enter the museum and castle – so check our map and make a visit.

 

New exhibition Colin Mackenzie: Collector Extraordinaire runs 12 August to 18 November, open free of charge during museum hours.

(c) British Library; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

Colin Mackenzie in India with his assistants. (c) British Library; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

 

All images ©Isobel Martin unless otherwise stated