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Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum

Scapa Flow Visitor Centre (Photo by Trish Avis).

The main site is closed for major renovations until Spring 2022, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Orkney Islands Council, Historic Environment Scotland, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Museums Galleries Scotland, LEADER and NatureScot.

There is a comprehensive exhibition about the wartime history of Scapa Flow available online – please see the ‘Related Links’ section below. Leaflets for a self-guided trail around the wartime remains at Lyness are available from tourist information offices and the Lyness Ferry Waiting Room.

We look forward to welcoming you to Scapa Flow Museum once works are complete.

Contact Details


Scapa Flow Museum, Lyness, Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3NT.


01856873535, Extension 2417.


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If you wish to make a donation, please use the 'Donate Now' button below.

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Related Sites

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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