Films about our key events here at the Shetland and Archives.

Shetland Wool Week

We celebrated the 10th year of Shetland Wool Week in 2019. Promote Shetland produced a fantastic film about the event and textiles in Shetland.

Shetland Nature Festival

Shetland Nature Festival takes place each Summer with activities thoughout Shetland all about our outstanding nature and wildlife.

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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Events Blog Posts


Textiles Collection Announced as Recognised Collection of National Status

Shetland Museum & Archives’ Textiles Collection has been awarded Recognised status by Museums Galleries Scotland, under its ...

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Shetland Museum & Archives Receives Research Grant

Shetland Museum and Archives has received a grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund to research its taatit rug collection. ...

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