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.
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)
Needed on a Journey
- 17 May 2014 10am-5pm
It's hard enough packing for a holiday never mind sorting through your life's possessions. Whether you are a light traveller or tend to pack the kitchen sink, the 'Needed on a Journey' exhibition is a fascinating glimpse into what people took with them during the Highland Clearances. From those precious, personal items such as books, jewellery or musical instruments through to the recipes, songs and stories they strove to remember, see how an evicted people kept their spirit and cultural identity in the face of overwhelming adversity.