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Orkney Wireless Museum

Orkney Wireless Museum Review

The lifetime collection of Jim MacDonald, a radio operator during World War II, tells the story of wartime communications at Scapa Flow, where thousands of servicemembers were stationed; they used the equipment displayed to protect the Home Fleet. Run by volunteers, the museum also contains many handsome 1930s wireless radios and examples of the handicrafts produced by Italian prisoners of war.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Kiln Corner, Junction Rd., Kirkwall, KW151LB | Map It
  • Phone: 01856/871400
  • Cost: £3
  • Hours: Apr.–Sept., Mon.–Sat. 10:30–4:30, Sun. 2:30–4.30
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  • Location: Kirkwall
Updated: 10-09-2013

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