Visit Stromness Museum

Plan your visit

We look forward to welcoming you at Stromness Museum!

Our collections include galleries on Social and Maritime History, Wartime and Scapa Flow, Natural History, Ethnography and Seafaring. We also host temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

For a complete list of our galleries, and for more information on what they offer, download our museum guide and floor plan:

Also see our Top Ten guide for an overview of some of our highlights:

Find us

Stromness Museum is located at the south of Stromness. The address is: 52 Alfred St, Stromness, KW16 3DH.

Please be aware that parking on-site is limited.

Disability access

There is limited disabled visitor access due to the age of the building. The entrance and ground floor are level, there is a slight incline to the upper gallery of the ground floor. A stair lift to our Natural History collection is available, but there is no such access to our other galleries.

To access the Captain's Parlour and the Summer exhibition, speak with the custodian on duty who can arrange your access from the pier.

There is a disabled-access toilet at street level. Wheelchair access, hand rails and baby changing facilities are all available.