Prices and opening times
Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Child aged 5-15: £5.40
Child under 5: FREE
Your ticket includes the coach transfer to and from the chambered cairn.
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.
Tour Reservations and Tickets
Due to limited capacity, it is strongly recommended to reserve your visit online to guarantee entry and avoid disappointment.
Historic Scotland Members, Explorer/Orkney Pass Holders and reciprocal members: Entry is free as normal, but you must make a tour reservation in advance to guarantee entry.
Tour reservations and tickets
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Young Scot Cardholder Offer
Young Scot cardholders can receive £1 entry on general admission tickets during 2019 and 2020. Tickets can be bought online in advance or on arrival. Production of a valid Young Scot is required on arrival and applies to the cardholder only. For full terms and conditions, and to see where else Young Scot £1 entry applies, please visit the Young Scot website for more details.
Visits are by guided tour only, which depart from the Maeshowe Visitor Centre at Stenness village on the hour. All visitors must check-in at the visitor centre 15 minutes before their tour start time.
1 April to 30 September:
Daily, 10am to 5pm
Last tour 4pm
1 October to 31 March:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last tour 3pm
25 and 26 December
1 and 2 January
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.