Scapa Flow Visitor Centre & Museum

The museum is 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.


  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled Access

Contact & Location

Operator:Orkney Islands Council
Orkney KW16 3NU
Contacts: 01856 791 300
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Open days:Closed for refurbishment due to reopen in 2019.
By Rail: 2 mins from ferry terminal / miles

This entry was last updated on 30th August 2017

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