About Stromness Museum

Stromness Museum is an independent museum maintained and managed by a committee of volunteers elected from the members of the Orkney Natural History Society Museum SCIO.

It is one of Scotland's oldest independent museums, dating back to 1837 and the formation of the Orkney Natural History Society. On 20th May 2014 the trust changed its status and became a SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation).

Our Mission Statement & Status:

The Stromness Museum exists to promote natural science, to preserve local history and to offer an enjoyable educational and informative experience to as large a range of people as possible.

Invitation to Tender

Date extended to Friday 10th December.

The Museum requires two distinct pieces of work completed to support our recovery from COVID restrictions these are:

  • The development of a Business Recovery and Sustainability Plan – to support the business recovery. 
  • A Marketing Plan - to fully embrace the opportunities for development of the Museum.

Click Business Recovery and Marketing tender.pdf for details.

The projects can be bid for as a whole or as two separate contracts. 

Bid should be returned by email to Ian Johnstone (ianj770@gmail.com) by 5pm on 10th December 2021.