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Archive opening hours


Our normal opening hours are shown below. Occasionally these hours may be changed, and in that instance notification of the change will appear on this page. We recommend that you check this page before planning a visit, or telephone us on 01856 873166.


If you are planning a visit to the archive it is always advisable to make an appointment as this allows staff to reserve any equipment required.


More information about the Archive can be found on the Orkney Archive page.



Monday, Tuesday & Friday 9.15am - 5.00pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9.15am - 7.00pm

9.15am - 5.00pm




* On Saturdays from October to March inclusive the Archive will close between 1.00pm and 2.00pm.



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