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Opening times

Visits are by guided tour only.

1 April to 30 September: 
Daily, 10am to 5pm
Last tour 4pm

1 October to 31 March:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last tour 3pm

Due to limited capacity, it is strongly recommended to reserve your visit online to guarantee entry and avoid disappointment.

Facilities

 

Prices and opening times

Admission

Member/Explorer Pass holder: FREE
Adult: £6.00
Child aged 5–15: £3.60
Child under 5: FREE
Concession: £4.80

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. 

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Young Scot Card Holder Offer

To celebrate the Year of Young People 2018, our sites across Scotland are lowering their drawbridges and opening their gates and offering £1 entry to Young Scot card holders. Tickets can be bought online in advance or on arrival at the site (a valid Young Scot card must be shown).

Open 

Visits are by guided tour only, which depart from the Maeshowe Visitor Centre at Stenness (postcode KW16 3LB) 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

Closed

25 and 26 December
1 and 2 January

Tormiston Mill visitor centre and car park are closed to visitors until further notice. Read our statement for further information.

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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