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Keep up to date with new stories and details of what our staff are doing to preserve and promote Shetland's heritage and culture.

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The mystery of the three Kirks

A small bright red sandstone altar found recently at Eshaness has sparked a mystery here at the Museum.

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Lace Project Begins

Some of the most often heard sounds in our first floor gallery are the oohs and aahs from visitors viewing Shetland fine knitted lace. ...

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The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2018

Five hundred years after the dazzling genius of Hans Holbein, a painting by one of the greatest portraitists of all time can now be ...

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Holbein Comes to Shetland

The countdown has begun! We are delighted to say that today marks one week until the public opening of 'A Lady with a Squirrel and a ...

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The BIG Takeover - Shetland 2018

Shetland Museum and Archives is working with other local agencies and young people as part of the Year of Young People in 2018.

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Oasis inspired by Shetland Museum Textile Collection

Clothing store, Oasis, has launched a new winter range, including knitwear inspired by Shetland Museum and Archives textile ...

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