Shetland Museum and Archives are proud to offer a range of events for adults, children and famlies, covering a variety of themes throughout the year.Our own events are detailed below, or see the 'What's On' Calendar for all public events and exhibition listings for the building.

Please note that all children under 16 must have a current consent form on file before attending any event at Shetland Museum and Archives. These forms can be submitted at the time of attending an event, or beforehand. One form applies for all events in the full calendar year.

Download Pre-school Consent Form here

Download School Age Consent Form here


Discover the Vikings Family Fun Day

10:30am - 4:00pm

Join us at the Shetland Museum and Archives as we go Viking for the day. You can look forward to a fun-filled day of Viking activities, talks and workshops suitable for all the family. From Viking sagas with award-winning storyteller Thomas Olsen to Viking warrior make up workshops, kids craft activities, a live feed direct from JORVIK Viking Centre, meet the experts and much more. Please see the full programme of events below.