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Have a go at our online quizzes!

Try our online quizzes and test your Shetland knowledge - the quizzes are short and asnwers are provided at the end.


Shetland History Quiz 1

Are you a muckle Shetland history buff? Beat the experts and try your hand at our short quiz and find out. Don't give up, answers are provided at the end.


St Ninian's Isle Treasure Quiz

Are you a treasure buff? We have developed this short quiz to test your knowldge of the St Ninain's Isle treasure. We have a series of factsheets, actvities and arts and crafts all based around the St Ninian's Isle Treasure. Have a look at our St Ninian's Isle Treasure series before you complete the quiz.


Shetland Textile Quiz

Our team has put together this short quiz to test your knowledge of Shetland textiles - there are some tough quesitons in there but hopegully you will enjoy it - there are 10 questions and we will give you the answers and more information at the end.


Now more than ever we need your support

We hope you enjoy our free online activities. The Shetland Museum and Archives is managed by the Shetland Amenity Trust, a small charity caring for Shetland's natural and cultural heritage. We are a free to visit museum and any donations are welcomed to help the Trust care for the collections and our heritage both now and in the future.

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Why hunt fowl?

As part of the Between Islands project, Shetland’s new online exhibition, ‘Fair Game’ examines three customs that are now ...

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Missing Crowds

Today is the last Tuesday in January and would traditionally be Up Helly Aa day 2021. This is a much anticipated date for many ...

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Up Helly Aa has a most interesting history

With the cancellation of Up Helly Aa there will be no torchlit procession, galley burning or all night partying this year. These ...

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'Fair Game’ a major new online exhibition launched as part of the Between Islands project

The project highlights the historical cultural links between the islands of Shetland, Orkney, and the Outer Hebrides, while exploring ...

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Museum and Archives to remain closed

Shetland Museum and Archives will remain closed to the public after the festive period due to the latest advice from NHS Shetland on ...

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New Baltic ware collection on display for the first time at Shetland Museum

A collection of colourful Skovi Kapps which highlight Shetland’s trading and maritime links with Russia during the 19th century is ...

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