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Kirbuster Museum

  • The Orkney Isles
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Kirbuster Museum is the last un-restored example of a traditional firehoose in Northern Europe where there is a central hearth and a stone neck bed.

The site also has an Edwardian parlour and Victorian Gardens. The implement shed contains a collection of farming memorabilia. Visitors can enjoy a game of putting on the green and also explore the new Trowie Trail in the back garden.

Opening hours

1 March – 31 October Monday – Saturday 10:30am - 1:00pm 2:00pm - 5.00pm Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm 1 November 2016 – 28 February 2017: Closed.



Travel & Contact Information


Birsay, The Orkney Isles, The Highlands, KW17 2LR, Scotland

Phone number

01856 771268



Click here to visit Kirbuster Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Kirbuster Museum has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

No, Kirbuster Museum is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Kirbuster Museum have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Kirbuster Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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