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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.

The Museum and Archives is managed by the Shetland Amenity Trust, a small charity caring for Shetland's natural and cultural heritage. It is free to visit the Museum and Archives and here we share our work with you through our blogs and news. Donations are welcomed to help the Trust care for the collections and our heritage both now and in the future.

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Shetland Boat Week puts out call for traditional boats

Shetland Boat Week is asking owners of traditional Shetland boats to bring them to Shetland Museum and Archives for display during ...

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Shipwrecks in Shetland Part 1

Diving into the past Shetland’s Historic Shipwreck Collections. (Part 1) Shetland has some fascinating historic wreck sites and the ...

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Exciting Line-up for Shetland Boat Week

The Shetland Amenity Trust and partners are busy getting organised for Shetland Boat Week 2020.

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Viking Toys and Games

Here collections assistant Tracey Hawkins discusses the activities both adults and children enjoyed during Viking times – from ...

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Shetland Amenity Trust kicks off Up Helly Aa with a series of fiery events

The fiery season is on us and the Shetland Amenity Trust is putting together a series of events as well as offering extended opening ...

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