Welcome to the rich heritage of the Outer Hebrides
We are the local authority Heritage Services of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, working together to preserve, develop and promote the islands’ heritage resources
Museum nan Eilean Stornoway
Information for visitorsWe are open: Low season hours until 31 March Thursday – Saturday | Open 1 pm – 4 pm
Tasglann nan Eilean (Archives)
Find out more about the archive service and how to visitWe are open: Monday – Friday | 9:30am – 5pm by appointment Saturday – Sunday | Closed
Museum nan Eilean Lionacleit
Information for visitorsWe are open: * Temporarily closed until February when we will reopen with new exhibition * Monday | Closed Tuesday | 10am – 1pm | 2pm – 4pm Wednesday | 10am – 1pm Thursday | 10 am – 1pm | 2pm – 4pm Friday | 10am – 1pm | 2pm – 5pm Saturday | 10 am – 3.30 pm Sunday | Closed
Remote & Rural Remedies
This exhibition on tour from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh explores the changes which have taken place in Highlands and Islands medicine over 500 years. It uncovers the stories behind Jacobite medicines, local healers & famed Celtic physiciansFind Out More
Co-roinn | Glean
An exhibition of early 20th century women filmmakers and photographers in Scotland’, ‘Co-roinn | Glean’ shares the work of seven women, who recorded life in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, between 1905 and 1940.Find Out More
Tasglann nan Eilean is the archive service of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, the local authority which covers the Outer Hebrides. Our role is to collect, preserve and provide access to the archive collections in our care.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Archaeology Service provides information and advice for development planning in the Outer Hebrides and helps to promote the historic environment.
Museum nan Eilean is the local authority museum service of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. We operate two accredited museums and two museum stores in two islands – Lewis and Benbecula.
100 years of community land ownership
Find out about the background to the Stornoway Trust, formed a century ago in response to a gift of land to the community, Lord Leverhulme’s time on the islands of Lewis and Harris and our collections which help tell this story.
Conservation of Barra School Board collection
Find out about the conservation of five important minute books from the archives. These items have been painstakingly repaired by conservators thanks to a grant from the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust.
Hebridean Homecoming Project
Recalling the mass emigrations from the Hebrides 100 years ago