Festival of Archaeology 2015

The 25th Festival of Archaeology 2015 runs from 11-26 July! Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers over 1,000 events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists

Venue Type:

Campaign or initiative, Festivals

Opening hours

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Admission charges

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Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Old Scatness broch and Iron Age village

  • 7 August 2015 10:15am-4:30pm
  • 14 August 2015 10:15am-4:30pm
  • 21 August 2015 10:15am-4:30pm
  • 28 August 2015 10:15am-4:30pm
  • 4 September 2015 10:15am-4:30pm

The best preserved Iron Age village in Northern Europe: remarkable drystone buildings, including round houses and wheelhouses, surviving to head-height, with a broch in the centre of the village. On UK Tentative List for World Heritage status.

Open every Firday 10:15 - 16:30. Guided tours from knowledgeable guides/archaeologists, experimental reconstruction buildings, textiles room and visitor centre. (Bespoke tours available for booked groups).

Where

Old Scatness Broch and Iron Age Village
Virkie
Dunrossness
ZE3 9JW
Scotland

Admission

£5 adults
£4 children (standard group rate applies to booked groups)

Website

http://www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk/events/2062

Festival of Archaeology 2015
Nationwide

Website

www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk/

E-mail

festival@archaeologyUK.org

Telephone

01904 671417

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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