Telling the important story of the Longhope lifeboats, Orkney seafaring and the RNLI. Connecting every visitor with the historical and emotional legacy of the crews, boats and island communities.

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11am to 4pm

Entry is free

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What our visitors say

Had an absolutely fascinating visit to this little gem of a museum. Hugely informative guide brought everything to life, and great to be allowed to go on and inside the old lifeboat. Very inspiring stories of those who volunteer on the boat, and the building itself is in such a beautiful setting. – Scarlet

We were honoured to experience a very honest, open and reflective account of what it really means to live by the sea. This was a very moving experience. – Emma G

A superb hands on museum which is a true tribute to those who have lost their lives serving as part of the RNLI. Run with love and dedication. A privilege to see. – Claire M