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The Museum is now closed for the winter season


We will open 1st May to 27th September 2024

Monday to Friday 12 to 4pm

Out of season visits can be booked by emailing us at with at least a weeks notice.

Latest update   24/3//24

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Come Check Us Out

Bernera Museum entrance charges for 2024


Adults £2.00

Children under 12 free


Membership of Bernera Historical Society is available for £5 per person per year at the museum or by emailing for a Standing Order form.  



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.

The new Bernera Bridge is now fully open and all vehicles can cross to the island. The old Bernera Bridge is still open for you to walk across the Atlantic.


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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