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The museum is currently closed due to Covid 19 restrictions. We will not open during 2021 with the present requirements for ventilation, hygiene and social distancing for the safety and protection of our visitors and volunteers.

Any changes to this will be shown here, in our Visit Scotland entry and on our Facebook page.

Latest update 10/9/21

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Come Check Us Out

Bernera Museum entrance charges for 2022

Adults £2.00

Children under 14 free

Membership of Bernera Historical Society is available for £5 per person per year at the museum or by emailing  



From Stornoway take the A859 in the direction of Tarbert. After 7 miles, at Leurbost, turn right onto A858 following signs for Bernera and Uig. After a further 8 miles, at Garynahine, turn left onto B8011 for 3 miles. Turn right onto B8059 for Bernera and continue on for 6 miles.

From Tarbert take the A859 in the direction of Stornoway. After 30 miles at Leurbost turn left onto A858 following the signs for Bernera and Uig, as above.

For the Iron Age House follow the road north past the Community Centre and the brown signs to Bosta.

A public bus service between Bernera and Stornoway is  available, for details see                              

For a map see icon at top of page.

Please note that the Bernera Bridge currently has a 7.5T weight limit due to structural problems, a new bridge is planned for 2021.



Assess to the Community Center is via a gentle ramp (see picture above) suitable for wheelchairs and those with mobility concerns.
The Museum is on the ground floor and all on one level, the cafe is also on the same level, and both fully accessible.
The Museum and disabled toilets are to the left with the cafe to the right from the main entrance.
Seating is available in the Museum as well in the area just outside.



Bernera, Isle of Lewis HS2 9LT, UK

01851 612331

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