Please Note: The main museum site is CLOSED for a major redevelopment, with re-opening planned for Spring 2022
The main site is closed for major renovations until Spring 2022, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Orkney Islands Council, Historic Environment Scotland, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Museums Galleries Scotland and LEADER.
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.
***** PLEASE NOTE*******
Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum is now closed until Spring 2019 for major redevelopment work. During the 2018 summer season a pop-up exhibition will operate from temporary buildings at Lyness. Visit us then to find out about the history of Scapa Flow and the museum's exciting plans for the future.