It’s free to visit the museum and our special exhibition gallery. Find us at Lews Castle, Stornoway, HS2 0RX .
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 email@example.com
Scotland’s Early Silver
Discover the story of Scotland’s early silver,and how this precious metal helped to shape the first kingdoms of Scotland, in Scotland’s Early Silver at Museum nan Eilean Lews Castle until 23 June.
Featuring spectacular objects dating from AD75 to AD1000, and supported by the Glenmorangie Research Project on Early Medieval Scotland, Scotland’s Early Silver explore the part that silver played in the transformation of society in Scotland throughout the first millennium AD.
Scotland’s Early Silver is a National Museums Scotland touring exhibition