Other places of interest in Orkney

Stromness Museum is only one of a network of heritage or interpretation centres, museums, art galleries or heritage walks.  We are so lucky in Orkney that we have such a breadth and depth of heritage centres and galleries!


Listed below are a few we'd like to bring to your attention.



Pier Arts Centre - see also their YouTube Channel






Wildscape and the Waterfront Gallery are next door to each other.



Northlight and Artworks of the Earth are almost opposite each other in Graham Place.








Orkney Wireless Museum

Orkney Museum

For Art's Sake

Orkney College (occasional exhibitions)

Click here for a link to a Google map for the above sites


Orkney Mainland

Castaway Crafts, Dounby

The Wool Shed, Evie


Linked South Isles

Burray: Fossil and Heritage Centre

South Ronaldsay: The Loft Gallery



Inner North Isles

Rousay: Craft Hub

Shapinsay: Shapinsay Heritage



Outer North Isles

Westray: Westray Heritage Trust

Sanday: Sanday Heritage


The links above are just a handful of the craft shops and manufacturers.  The Orkney Crafts Association brings together traditional and contemporary professional craft makers in the region to promote, support and develop high quality design-led craft work.