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Shetland Boat Week Launched Today

13/04/2016

The first Shetland Boat Week will take place between 8th and 14th August.

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New to Us Exhibition

30/03/2016

A display of 'new to us' art is on display throughout the galleries and will be updated regularly during 2016/17.

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New Website Launched

01/02/2016

Shetland Museum and Archives has, today, launched a new website.

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Photos in a Flash - Instant Photo Printing

08/12/2015

Visitors to Shetland Museum and Archives can now access instant prints from a wide range of popular photo archive images from the database.

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Reid Tait Collection transferred to Shetland Archives

06/10/2015

Shetland Archives has recently received the last of a large and significant collection of printed material from Shetland Library, in a handover that has taken several years to catalogue and transfer.

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P&O Flag flies at Bod

20/07/2015

The P&O flag is again flying at the Bὂd of Gremista, following an appeal from Shetland Amenity Trust Vice Chairman, Captain George Sutherland, to acquire a replacement.

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Take a Virtual Tour of Fethaland

13/07/2015

A new interactive visitor experience has been installed at Shetland Museum and Archives, which allows the user to take a stroll through a fascinating and historic location.

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BBC Sound Booth comes to Shetland Museum and Archives

09/07/2015

Shetland Museum and Archives is pleased to be taking part in the BBC Listening Project Tour.

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Archaeological Artefacts Return

01/07/2015

Over 100,000 archaeological artefacts have been returned to Shetland for inclusion in the Recognised Archaeology Collection of Shetland Museum and Archives, thanks to the assistance of Serco Northlink Ferries.

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Shetland's Sunken Treasure - Unveiled!

17/02/2015

A new exhibition has been unveiled at Shetland Museum and Archives. The two displays, located outside the archives showcase finds from the wreck of the Drottningen af Swerige.

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