Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum


Lyness, Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3NT

    The museum tells the story of the naval anchorage in the First and Second World Wars.

    Find out about the Royal Oak disaster and view files of war-time photographs. Audio visual displays illustrate the history of Scapa Flow and there is also a gift shop and café. The museum is a two-minute walk from the pier and is open from March to October. Entry is free.

    3 Museum
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    24 Mar 2016 - 31 Oct 2016

    Spring Opening (24th March to 18th April)
    Monday - Friday, from 09.00 -16.30

    Late Spring Opening (19th April (Easter Saturday) to 30th April NB Closed Easter Sunday)
    Monday - Saturday, from 09.00 -16.30

    Summer Opening (1st May to 30th September)
    Monday - Saturday, from 09.00 -16.30
    Sunday - from arrival of first ferry to 16.00

    Autumn Opening (1st October - 31st October)
    Monday - Saturday, from 09.00 -16.30

    Winter Opening (1st November to the end of March)
    Museum is closed


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop


    • Public Toilet Facilities

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