Journey from Strathnaver's mystical past, through the emergence of the Clan Mackay to the tragedy of the Highland Clearances.
Discover the vibrant culture, inherited from Norse and Gaelic ancestors. Strathnaver Museum is a heart which keeps the blood of tradition pumping; sustaining and preserving it for future generations.
Museum, Heritage site, Archive
April to October: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm (closed Sundays)
Adults - £2.00; Concessions - £1.50; Students & Family Groups 6 or more - £1.00; Children - 50p (under 5 free)
A Mackay Tale
- 17 May — 31 October 2014 *on now
Using the Heilam Ferry Collection this exhibition celebrates elements of our heritage and culture via the story of one family’s journey from their eviction from Totaig during the Strathnaver Clearances through to the present day.
Discover the role Hugh Mackay played during WW1 and why he received a letter from George V!
- Any age
£2 adults, £1.50 conc., £1 student, 50p child
WW1 and the men from north Sutherland
- 30 August 2014 2-3pm
Join Alasdair Sutherland author of 'Never More' and 'Somewhere in blood soaked France' as we discover the stories of the men from north Sutherland who fought during WW1. Alasdair will also give you some hints and tips when researching war memorials along with some local history items.
The talk will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.