An Lanntair Arts Centre

An Lanntair

The stunning An Lanntair Arts Centre sits on the faraway Isle of Lewis of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. This historic arts centre is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the Outer Hebrides, thanks to the wealth of artworks available and the unique blend of Scottish and Norse mythology. We’ll be covering the top attractions to see at An Lanntair, how to get there, and all the details you need to know.

Important Details to Know

Here are a few essential details to know before you visit An Lanntair:


Accessibility is crucial to the An Lanntair Arts Centre, and there are multiple relevant accessibility options in place to ensure that everyone can enjoy learning the ideas here.

  • There is disabled access available.
  • Baby changing facilities are on-site and young children are welcome to An Lanntair.
  • No smoking is allowed on site.
  • No pets are permitted at An Lanntair.

If you’re curious about certain accessibility options not mentioned here, please get in touch with An Lanntair before your arrival.

Opening Times

An Lanntair is open throughout the year, from 1 January to 31 December. Opening times for An Lanntair are 10:00 – 17:00 every day of the week except Sundays.

Ticket Prices

Ticket prices for entertainment at An Lanntair depend on the events you want to attend but are generally around the £15 – £25 range.

How to Get There

The Outer Hebrides are a beautiful destination but more challenging to reach compared to Mainland Scotland. The best way to travel to the Isle of Lewis and Harris is by ferry services or search for the closest airport.


There are flights from Glasgow and Inverness to the Isle of Lewis and Harris, each flying at least twice per day.


Caledonian MacBrayne is the most common form of ferry service that takes you to the Isle of Lewis and Harris. There are routes from Ullapool.

Attractions to See

There are several attractions to see within the An Lanntair facilities. We’ve outlined the top things to do and see at An Lanntair while you’re there.

Explore the An Lanntair Arts Centre Gallery

Explore the An Lanntair

The art at An Lanntair is uniquely rooted in both Scottish and Norse histories. As soon as you step into the gallery, it’s easy to see why the art at the Arts Centre can inspire people.

From gorgeous live music events, a cinema showing the latest movies, and an expansive gallery that holds several amazing artworks showing off the beauty of the Scottish Isles.

Pick up a Souvenir at the An Lanntair Shop

Souvenir Shopping

If you’ve fallen in love with the Scottish and Norse culture presented at the An Lanntair Arts Centre, why not pick up something for yourself, a souvenir to take home with you? By all accounts, many gifts you can purchase here are inspired by the artworks or music shows at An Lanntair.

They make for the ideal gift for friends and family back home, so make sure to leave with one! Besides, you’ll support a business that heralds the arts and helps local artists gain new audiences — what’s not to love?

Attend Events at the An Lanntair Auditorium

An Lanntair Auditorium

Throughout the year, amazing shows, workshops and quality events take place at An Lanntair. From the Highland Pipers, including James Duncan Mackenzie, Alana Macinnes, Calum Alex Macmillan and Seonaidh Macintyre, to the showcase of new compositions and classic tunes and the art of cinema, the An Lanntair has been the focal point of arts in the Outer Hebrides.

It’s highly recommended that you consider what shows are happening before your visit so you can book ahead of time and make your trip to the An Lanntair Arts Centre that much more special. Feel free to check out the Art Centre’s Facebook page or website for up-to-date news about up-and-coming shows.

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