Activities for All

Special Fun for Summer 2021!

As part of the national summer of play 2021 Museum nan Eilean is offering a range of Free Outdoor fun activities for children and young people.

Treasure Hunt in the Castle Grounds

Friday 16 July 2021

For more details and how to book please visit CnaG na h-Eileanan an Iar Facebook page.

Digital Museum Sessions

These sessions will take place on the following dates:

Thursday 22 July 2021: 2pm – 3.30pm

Tuesday 3 August 2021: 2pm - 3.30pm

Thursday 5 August 2021: 2pm - 3.30pm

Our digital museum sessions for children aged 8+ will enable young people to connect heritage and the outdoors with the latest technology using platforms like Tiktok.  Please book a session through Eventbrite (Opens in a new window or downloads a file).

Outdoor Activities around the Museum

As from 23rd July 2021, there will be outdoor activities on offer for families visiting the museum.

These will include Giant Chess and Draughts, Croquet, Giant Dominoes, ‘Fishing’, Giant Four in a Row, Arts and Crafts in the Courtyard and Constructa Castle (weather permitting).

Historical & Fun Tours

Wednesday 28 July 2021 - Eriskay

Friday 6 August 2021 - Lewis

We have teamed up with Comunn na Gàidhlig who will be running fun trips for youngsters in Lewis and Uist. Details of the activities and how to book coming soon!


This event has been funded by Museums Galleries Scotland as part of the Scottish Government’s Get into Summer programme, supporting opportunities for children and young people to socialise, play and reconnect this summer.