An Iodhlann Historical Centre on the Isle of Tiree

A visit to the stunning Isle of Tiree is not complete without a trip to the historical centre, also known as An Iodhlann (pronounced ‘an-ee-lun’), which is Gaelic for ‘stackyard’, a place where the harvest is stored. They started their collection in 1995, with it quickly expanded into a fully-fledged exhibition, with over 12,000 items collectively! Their permanent exhibition is an extensive history of the Isle of Tiree, mentioning all the events that made Tiree what it is today. These range greatly, from historical events such as WW2 and Viking raids to cultural and geological topics, like religion, the proximity to the sea, and the wild weather. It’s a must-see for any tourist looking to enjoy the sights of Tiree.

  • Opening hours (July to August): Monday to Friday, 10 am-4 pm
  • Opening hours (September to June): Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9 am-1 pm
  • Admission is free

Things to do near Tiree

0 miles

Boat Trips in Tiree

Are you looking to explore Tiree? Why not take a boat trip with Tiree Sea Tours! The tours on offer involve discovering some of the most scenic locations in and around the Tiree area and also ...
5 miles

Windsurfing on Tiree

Windsurfing on the Isle of Tiree should be added to everyone’s Stack! The island is the perfect location for novice and experienced windsurfers, and the white sand beaches are some of the best in the World. ...
6 miles

Surfing and Kitesurfing on Tiree

Tiree is a beautiful and remote Scottish island, with white sand beaches and a paradise for watersport enthusiasts. Blackhouse Watersports, a family-run business, based on the North West coast of the Island at Balevullin Beach Hut, ...
6 miles

Watersports in Tiree

Catch some waves and bask in the glorious coastal scene on the Isle of Tiree, a beautiful Scottish Island with a sunny climate and white sand beaches facing every direction! This Island is the perfect location ...
6 miles

Bike Hire and Trips on Tiree

If you are visiting the Isle of Tiree why not use a means of exploring with ease! At Tiree Fitness, visitors can choose from a wide range of bikes to hire to make exploring the island ...
20 miles

Explore Iona Abbey and Nunnery

One of the most important sites in Scotland for its history and cultural significance. Located on the island of Iona, just off the isle of Mull. The site was founded by St Columba around AD 563 ...
29 miles

Tobermory Museum in Mull

If you are interested in finding out more about the history of the beautiful Isle of Mull, then this is the right place for you! The history of Mull is crammed into the Mull Museum, a ...
29 miles

Fingal’s Cave & Wildlife Tour on the Isle of Staffa

Take a tour of one of the most dramatic of all of the Scottish Islands, The Isle of Staffa! With its hexagonal pillars and Fingal’s cave, there are lots to discover on this hidden gem of ...
ref:0