Kirbuster Museum, Birsay

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  • A living dream of the past. A place filled with presence of lives spent in this remarkable survival. It will swamp your soul.  more »
  • Showing life as lived for over 400 years until the 1960s, when the last resident died. Rather than left to fall into ruin, it was saved so it is an authentic building from an earlier age. Shared space...  more »
  • Unlike most museums, nothing is hidden behind glass here and most if not all, feels very authentic. So you are able to "live" and "feel" the lives and experience of the people who used to live and work here. Well worth a visit.
  • An absolute gem. I spent ages here, exploring and thoroughly enjoying the farm. I had the place to myself. I had a sense that I wasn't alone which was a little scary. I would certainly return to visit again.
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