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Bernera Historical Society

 

Bernera Community Centre, home of Bernera Historical Society

About

Bernera Historical Society was founded in 1991 and is based in Bernera Community Centre where it has its office and registered museum. The museum is open during the summer and has a mixture of permanent and temporary displays on local subjects.  The Society also operates the replica Iron Age house at Bosta.

Archive collections

As a founder member of Hebridean Connections www.hebrideanconnections.com much of the society’s genealogical data, archive material and artefacts have digitised and are available online.

  • Oral history recordings
  • George Macleod’s original book on fishing “Seoras Chaluim Sheorais”
  • Bernera School admission register
  • Bardachd
  • Thule shop ledger
  • Photographs
  • Village genealogies and croft histories

Contacts

Museum/archive address

Bernera Museum, Community Centre, Breaclete, Isle of Lewis

Opening times

 

 

 

 

Telephone

email

Museum

Mid Sep-Mid May: Tues and Thurs 1pm - 3pm

Mid May-Mid Sep: Mon-Fri 12 noon - 4pm

Iron Age House

Mid May-Mid Sep: Mon-Fri 12 noon - 4pm

01851 612331

berneramuseum@hebrides.net

Website

www.hebrideanconnections.com

Geographic coverage Island of Bernera: Barraglom, Bosta, Breaclate, Haclete, Kirkibost, Tobson
 

 

 
 
 
 
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