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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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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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Boats on the Move

The Shetland Museum Boat Shed has had a transformation with the departure of the Oceanic Lifeboat - a long term resident during her ...

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Aith Junior High Pupils curate new exhibition at Shetland Museum and Archives

A new exhibition has been unveiled telling the story of the whaling ship, Diana. The display has been curated by pupils from P4/5 and ...

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10th Birthday Celebrations

To celebrate the milestone 10th birthday, Shetland Museum and Archives staff are hosting a day of birthday celebrations on Saturday ...

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Mathewson Lecture

Eileen Brooke-Freeman will deliver a talk about the life of her ancestor Andrew Dishington Mathewson of East Yell (1799-1887) from her ...

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Shetland Museum and Archives goes virtual

Shetland Museum and Archives have embraced the world of virtual reality with a new app available from VisitScotland.

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