DOORS OPEN ME HEARTIES

Come on down to Burray to the Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre. We're part of the Doors Open scheme and that means free entry on 22nd and 23rd September. And we'll be having a bit of knotty fun.   If you're visiting the Italian Chapel then a visit to our special Churchill Barriers room is a...

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Free Entry !!! We’re Gonna Fling Open The Doors on 22nd and 23rd Sep.

The Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre is delighted to be particiapting in the 2018 Doors Open Days. We will be putting on a special event and entry to the Fossil Cenrtre and Heritage galleries will be absolutely free so come on down to sunny Burray on 22nd and 23rd September. Doors Open Days is coordinated...

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Build Your Own Churchill Barrier – A date for yor Diary

Come on down to Burray and join us on the 18th 19th August for our  Wartime Past Vintage Weekend.  Enjoy our Churchill Barrier display and even have a go at building your own barrier with our wee wooden blocks, the kids love it. The tea room will have a scrummy specials board and of course...

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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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Come and Help Us celebrate on 1st July

Free admission to the museum, come and see our new garden area and why not enjoy a dinosaur hunt too as we celebrate 25 yrs of the Fossil Centre and Heritage Centre. Starts at mid day on 1st July, come on down !.

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Royal Wedding Invitation lost in the post ?

NEVER MIND !  come and enjoy yourselves at The Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre Cafe. We'll be having fun, check out our facebook page for updates

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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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Bag the Bruck

20 April 2018. The winter storms have put a lot of man made rubbish on our lovely beaches. This coming week there will be a big push to Bag The Bruck all around Orkney. Thanks in advance to everyone taking an hour or two to improve the county for wildlife and visitors and ourselves. Details:...

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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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Foggy day today

16 April 2018. A touch foggy roond aboot the day. Come and see us in our cosy cafe and explore the heritage of Orkney. The soup's on!

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