Barra Heritage and Cultural Centre


Located in Castlebay on the Isle of Barra, Western Isles, the Barra Heritage and Cultural Centre (in Gaelic, Dualchas, meaning heritage) opened in 1996. It is run by Barra and Vatersay Historical Trust on behalf of the Barra and Vatersay Historical Society. It houses a collection of local photographs and artefacts, all relevant to the local history and culture of Barra. The artefacts include furniture, household and personal items, and exhibits relating to the fishing industry During the summer there are temporary exhibitions of local history and art.

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