It’s free to visit the museum and our special exhibition gallery. Find us at Lews Castle, Stornoway, HS2 0RX .
The museum and archive will be closed from 4pm on 23 December 2017 until 1pm on 3 January 2018
10am until 5pm 1 April to 30 September
1pm until 4pm 1 October to 31 March
Closed Thursdays and Sundays
The museum has been designed to be fully accessible – see our list of accessibility features.
- Discover the distinctiveness of the Outer Hebrides, shaped by a unique combination of land, sea and people.
- Youngsters can dress up to perform various island jobs, learn some Gaelic, and enjoy imaginative activities.
- Hear from islanders about the Gaelic language, work, religion, emigration and community.
- View the Outer Hebrides as never before in a wrap-around audio-visual presentation
Archive open by appointment during office hours. Enquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
From 12 August to 18 November discover the extraordinary story of a Stornoway man who made a new life in India in our special exhibition Colin Mackenzie: Collector Extraordinaire