Scapa Flow Museum 2024

Centred around the former fuel oil pumping station at Lyness Naval Base, (HMS Proserpine). The exhibition illustrates the importance of Scapa Flow as a base for the British fleet throughout history, concentrating on its role during two world wars. It includes photographs, text, artefacts, films and an audio exhibition, plus a collection of large military vehicles, cranes and artillery.


Operator: Orkney Islands Council

Address: Lyness Hoy Orkney KW16 3NT

  • Telephone: 01856 791 300
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  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Mar Tue-Sat. Apr Mon-Sat. May-Sep Daily. Oct-Nov Tue-Sat. Dec Thu-Sat. 0930-1615. Visit website for more details.


  • By Rail: 2 mins from ferry terminal


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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