PLEASE NOTE: The main museum site is CLOSED until 2020 for a major redevelopment. During this period a comprehensive temporary exhibition is open in premises at the Hoy Hotel, Lyness.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO PUBLIC TOILETS AVAILABLE AT THE EXHIBITION PREMISES – facilities are available in the Lyness Ferry Waiting Room.
GETTING TO THE EXHIBITION
BUS: A community bus service meets some ferries and can stop at the Hoy Hotel – please see https://hoyorkney.com/travel/community-bus/ for the current timetable. Please note that a day’s notice is required for the carriage of non-collapsible wheelchairs.
CAR: Follow the B9048 to the T-junction; the Hoy Hotel is opposite, on the right. To access the car park, turn right and then first left. The exhibition entrance is at the rear of the building.
ON FOOT/BY BIKE: The Hoy Hotel is c.1 mile from the ferry terminal. Follow the B9048 to the T-junction; the Hoy Hotel is opposite, on the right. The exhibition entrance is at the rear of the building. Collect a copy of the Lyness Wartime Trail leaflet from the ferry waiting room to see what this area looked like during WW2.
GUIDED WALKS: 11.00, Tuesdays and Thursdays, April - October
Meet at the Lyness Ferry Waiting Room. Walks cost £5.50 per adult and advance booking is recommended – Tel; 01856 791300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The walk ends at the exhibition, with time to look round before catching a ferry back or further exploring the island.
Group bookings (8 – 16 people) for other days may be possible – please contact usSORRY, NO DOGS (EXCEPT ASSISTANCE DOGS) ALLOWED IN THE MUSEUM BUILDINGS