Lews Castle Museum and Archive for the Outer Hebrides

Lews Castle Grounds, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

Type:Museums

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With interactive exhibitions, activities and events, a shop and café and 600 acres of the beautiful Castle Grounds to explore, the new museum and archive will provide a great day out for all the family. Make it part of your heritage exploration across the islands.

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Awards

  • Other AwardsSilver Listing Silver Listing 2013
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

Opening Times

Open all year (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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