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Opening times

Mid-June to 30 September:
Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 5.30pm (tides permitting)

1 October to mid-June:
Closed

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Getting there

Brough of Birsay
Birsay
Orkney
KW17 2LX

National Grid reference: HY 239 285

Telephone: 01856 841 815 (Skara Brae)

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