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Comunn Eachdraidh Nis (CEN)

Ness Historical Society

Comunn Eachdraidh Nis is based in the former Cross Primary School and includes an accredited museum featuring displays on various aspects of island life. It aims to preserve and promote the history, language, culture and heritage of the Ness to Ballantrushal area of the Isle of Lewis for the benefit of the local community, its visitors and future generations.

The centre boasts a museum, a local history archive, genealogical records for the whole North Lewis area, and exhibitions. There is also a café, which is normally open Monday to Friday, 12 noon to 3pm, although opening hours may vary out of season. The museum and archive are open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.