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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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Young Ambassador Project

Shetland Museum and Archives, and Shetland Arts are looking for 12 young ambassadors to take part in an exciting 3-month project in ...

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Writing The North Project Concludes

A year-long project which has explored the historical literature of Orkney and Shetland, and explored continuity with contemporary ...

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ARTIST ROOMS 214 Tour: Don McCullin

Shetland Museum & Archives and Shetland Arts Development Agency will show work by internationally acclaimed photojournalist Don ...

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Grant Award for Migration Study

Shetland Museum and Archives are delighted to announce that they have received a Leverhulme Trust Artist in Residence award, to work ...

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Writing the North

Shetland and Orkney’s literature will take centre stage in a major new project being launched this weekend in Edinburgh. The project ...

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Visitor numbers boosted by Divine Cat visit

The Gayer Anderson Cat Exhibition from September to December attracted over 6000 more visits from the same period in the previous ...

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