Lews Castle


There's something to enjoy every day at Lews Castle. Explore the new Museum nan Eilean and see the famous Lewis Chessmen or enjoy new touring exhibition Scotland's Early Silver, 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.

Opening Hours

Museum nan Eilean

10am until 5pm 1 April to 30 September

1pm until 4pm 1 October to 31 March

Closed Thursdays and Sundays


Lews Castle,  Storehouse Café & Whisky Bar

8am until 11pm (Sun-Thurs)

8am until 1am (Fri-Sat)

All images ©Isobel Martin unless otherwise stated