12th AUGUST 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses will re-open to the public on WEDNESDAY 12TH AUGUST 2020.

Our operations will be very different to our old ‘normal’ as the safety of all visitors and staff is our number 1 priority. Here are some of the main differences to your visit following reopening:

You will need to book a ticket and visiting slot in advance of your arrival at the Museum. Online ticketing will be available on our website close to the end of this week. When you book, it is essential that you book for everyone who will be visiting with you! It will now be extremely important that you arrive at the museum at a designated time.

We are still able to offer tours of the lighthouse but on a much reduced scale. Half hour tours will be run for groups/bubbles. This means one bubble for one guide at any one time. The guide will take you to the lighthouse to visit selected rooms before accompanying you back to the museum. Bubbles will be capped at 10 people. Face coverings should be worn for indoor areas of the tour while your guide will be wearing a visor at all times.

Our Museum is now a strictly one way system! We have marked out our museum at 2 metre intervals and provided hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the building. Bring your face coverings as there are also areas where this is recommended.

Our Tea Room will be open to Museum visitors on a reduced capacity. All our tables and chairs are socially distanced and we have a colour coded system in place to let you know which tables you can safely use between cleaning. We ask that you wear a face covering at all times in the cafe when you are not seated! Our staff will be wearing visors.

The Museum shop will once again be open but in line with Government advice face coverings should be worn in this area! We also ask that you don’t touch unless you intend to buy!

Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday – CLOSED
Wednesday – 10am-5pm
Thursday – 10am-5pm
Friday – 10am-5pm
Saturday – 10am-5pm
Sunday – 10am-5pm

These are the basics of a visit to the Museum after the 12th August. The important thing is that you book your tickets in advance of arriving! We will release more information through the week!