Museum Nan Eilean

Western Isles, HS2 0XS

The redeveloped museum and archive is housed in an annexe to the castle.

It examines how the people of the Outer Hebrides have lived and worked from the earliest times to the present day, and how their culture is expressed through the Gaelic language.

On display are objects, photographs, prints and paintings, and archives, bringing to life the archaeology, social, domestic and economic history of the islands.

Venue information

Opening times

1 April - 30 Sept Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm
1 October - 31 March Tuesday to Friday 1pm to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 5pm

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)