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Please note that the Blackhouse will be closed until 4th March due to the roof being re-thatched. The visitor centre, brown and white houses will stay open during this time.


A traditional, fully furnished, Lewis thatched house that provides a unique insight into island life.

There is also an attached barn, byre and stackyard. Beside the Blackhouse, a furnished 1920s whitehouse can also be seen. Visitor centre with interpretative displays explaining the history of the site and locally-made crafts.