Museum and visitor centre in historic listed building with beautiful garden. Exhibitions about Yell's history, natural history and an art gallery with 3 weekly displays. Tea room and craft shop selling local crafts.
The Old Haa is a historic listed building built in 1672. It has 2 rooms, one upstairs and one down featuring displays offering an insight to the history of Yell. One room is dedicated to natural history including the jawbone of a whale and panels detailing the geology of the island. The lower floor has a tearoom serving teas coffees and delicious home bakes. Leading off the tearoom is a gallery where artwork is on show, the display changing every 3 weeks. There is a small craft shop here too selling local craft work. At the rear of the building is a large walled garden filled with flowers where you can sit to enjoy the views. It also has inuksuits, stone figures each made from a different Yell stone. The staff are always welcoming and can provide you with information to enjoy your stay in Yell.