Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Orphir

4.5
#9 of 14 in Historic Sites in Mainland
Learn about the Orkneyinga saga and the influence of Vikings on the Orkney Islands at Orkneyinga Saga Centre. Although the museum is small and unstaffed, its maps, informational displays, and short audio-visual presentation provide vivid insight into the Norwegian capture of the islands and outline the colorful history of the Earls of Orkney. Be sure to have your photo taken by the Viking ship model that marks the entrance for a fun memory of your visit. Work out when and for how long to visit Orkneyinga Saga Centre and other Orphir attractions using our handy Orphir vacation maker tool .
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  • It was a terrible day, strong cold westerlies yet there was much to see outside and once driven into the small visitor centre, the film presentation was excellent and the displays informative  more »
  • The Norse story is big in the Orkney's -- you owe it to yourself to get some familiarity with it. This FREE "museum" definitely helps. Main feature is a short movie that gives some background. Outside...  more »
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