Kirbuster Museum, Birsay

#9 of 17 in Museums in Orkney Islands
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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  • Interesting small farm museum. Lots of agricultural paraphernalia, living history to explore hands on. Mini golf and quiz trail to keep the kids entertained. Free entry, good toilets and helpful...  more »
  • This is a small and new museum. Established in 1986, the highlight is the preserved home of local settlers, including the Hay and Spence families, who lived here until the 1960s. The home is an...  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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