eDNA

Where: Orkney Fossil & Heritage Centre When: 5pm Thursday 19 May Cost: £4.50 Booking required: Yes - Email info@orkneyfossilcentre.co.uk Contact: Orkney Fossil & Heritage Centre - Email: info@orkneyfossilcentre.co.uk Telephone: 01856 731255 Dr Molly Clavey from NatureMetrics, is at the cutting edge of biodiversity monitoring. She will talk through the process and collection of eDNA, how it is being used globally before taking you through...

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Archive Room

Due to Covid the Archive Room will remain closed to the public in 2022. We are hopeful that we can reopen the Archive Room in 2023 as circumstances allow.

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Come On In Folks !

The Museum and Shop will be opening for the 2022 season on 3rd May. Stay tuned for a date when the Cafe will be open.

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Orkney Lighthouses Temporary Exhibition

The exhibition upstairs has been very kindly loaned to us by Mrs Hemming in remembrance of her husband Trevor who collected  many Lighthouse related items during his lifetime. We are very honoured to be able to exhibit a selection of Trevor's Lighthouse memorabilia.

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New Scapa and The Scuttle Exhibition

A big thank you to the Heritage Lottery Fund, our new exhibit is 'going down' well !

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German High Seas Fleet Sinks in Scapa Flow, Orkney.

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most momentous events in naval history, and it took place right here in Orkney. Come along to The Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre and see our new interpretive floor map of Scapa Flow. The giant map shows you where the German High Seas Fleet, having surrendered...

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January 12th 1918, Disaster at Sea.

Two ships of the Royal Navy were lost on the shores of South Ronaldsay in harsh conditions at the beginning of 1918. Here at the Fossil and Heritage Centre in Burray we are pleased to host the Book of Remembrance which lists the 188 sailors who perished along with the sole survivor. You can find...

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Spring Bobble Hats at The Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre

We are well into lambing season here on Burray. And to reflect the season we have a selection of ever so cute bobble hats in the shop for you.  Dont worry if you dont want to wear a few sheep on your head, we've got lots of other lovely designs here at the shop to...

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Free tea or coffee

18 April 2018. Free Tea or Coffee. Don't forget to pick up a loyalty card.

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