SKYE MUSEUM of ISLAND LIFE

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SKYE MUSEUM of ISLAND LIFE

The Skye Museum of Island Life is an open air museum, preserving and recreating a 19th century crofting community. The first cottage opened in 1965. There is also a barn, weaver's cottage, old smithy and meeting - ceilidh - house. It is situated on the Trotternish Peninsula, with commanding views over the sea.

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Kilmuir
By Portree
Isle of Skye
County
Highland
Post Code
IV51 9UE
Main Historic Period
Victorian
Tip/Nearby
Flora Macdonald is buried in Kilmuir Cemetery, just behind the museum
Primary Management
Unknown

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