COMUNN EACHDRAIDH UIBHIST  A DEAS TAIGH TASGAIDH CHILL DONNAIN SOUTH UIST HISTORICAL SOCIETY KILDONAN MUSEUM Tel. 44 (0)1878 710343

e-mail admin@kildonanmuseum.co.uk

Kildonan, Isle of South Uist, Western Isles, Scotland. HS8 5RZ

Open by appointment only out with these times and dates – please contact the chairperson Ronald MacKinnon on 01878 700543.


Group Visits / Guided Tours

If you would like to visit as part of a large group please book in advance and we can then arrange a guided tour for your group


Wheelchair Accessible – All areas of the museum, café & shop are accessible. There is also a wheelchair accessible toilet.


How to Find Us: Kildonan Museum is situated on the main road that runs through South Uist. If you arrive by ferry to Lochboisdale then it is approximately 7 miles north past Daliburgh. If you arrive in Eriskay then it is approximately 15 miles to the north. If you arrive by ferry or plane to one either North Uist or Benbecula then head south and one you cross the causeway to South Uist the museum is on the main road approximately 15 miles down. Grid Ref:  NF 744 275


Open: April - October,  7 days a week, 10 am - 5 pm (last entry 4.15)

Kildonan Centre


The Kildonan Centre in South Uist is a heritage and cultural amenity which includes a museum, a craft shop, a Fèis room for ceilidhs, music and dance, a cafe and an archaeology room where finds can be cleaned and examined by visiting archaeology groups.


The museum itself, Taigh Tasgaidh Chill Donnain, is owned by the South Uist Historical Trust.  Originally a school it has been extended and developed into a multi purpose centre which is a Registered Museum. The museum now contains an archival room dedicated to the memory of Margaret Fay Shaw.

 - a touring installation commemorating casualties of the First World War will be at Kildonan Museum.

 From

Thursday 7th April to

Tuesday 12th April 2016

ASSEMBLY MEMORIAL CHAIRS

1746 A PRINCE ON THE RUN

 opens at Kildonan Museum on

 Saturday 16th April

to Saturday 8th April 2017.

Find out about

Bonnie Prince Charlie’s travels in Uist and Benbecula and the part played by local heroes

Flora MacDonald and

 Neil MacEachen