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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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Prices and opening times

Admission

Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £5.00
Child aged 5–15: £3.00
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £4.00

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Concession price: this applies if you can show proof that you’re aged 60+ or unemployed.

Admission prices are subject to change.

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Open

Tides permitting, the Brough of Birsay is open:

Mid-June to 30 September:
Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 5.30pm

Last entry is 30 minutes before closing.

You should check visitor centre opening times in advance.

Closed

1 October to mid-June

Unexpected closures

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close at short notice.

Before you travel, you can view current unexpected closures

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