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Keep up to date with new stories and details of what our staff are doing to preserve and promote Shetland's heritage and culture .

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Take a Virtual Tour of Fethaland

13/07/2015

A new interactive visitor experience has been installed at Shetland Museum and Archives, which allows the user to take a stroll through a fascinating and historic location.

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BBC Sound Booth comes to Shetland Museum and Archives

09/07/2015

Shetland Museum and Archives is pleased to be taking part in the BBC Listening Project Tour.

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Archaeological Artefacts Return

01/07/2015

Over 100,000 archaeological artefacts have been returned to Shetland for inclusion in the Recognised Archaeology Collection of Shetland Museum and Archives, thanks to the assistance of Serco Northlink Ferries.

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Shetland's Sunken Treasure - Unveiled!

17/02/2015

A new exhibition has been unveiled at Shetland Museum and Archives. The two displays, located outside the archives showcase finds from the wreck of the Drottningen af Swerige.

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Breaking The Mould

14/11/2014

After 240 years a rare Fetlar bronze armlet, will return home to Shetland for a museum exhibition from 16 November 2014 to 20 January 2015.

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Essential repairs commence on Nil Desperandum

23/09/2014

Following a successful request for volunteers by the Shetland Amenity Trust, essential repair work has begun at Hay’s Dock to the ex-seine netter boat Nil Desperandum.

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Gold Standard Maintained

11/07/2014

Shetland Amenity Trust and one of its core services, the Shetland Museum and Archives, have both, again, achieved Gold Standards in the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS), following a recent assessment by inspectors.

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Young Ambassador Project

09/07/2014

Shetland Museum and Archives, and Shetland Arts are looking for 12 young ambassadors to take part in an exciting 3-month project in the run up to the Tate ARTISTS ROOMS exhibition, taking place in November this year.

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Writing The North Project Concludes

11/03/2014

A year-long project which has explored the historical literature of Orkney and Shetland, and explored continuity with contemporary works will conclude with a series of events in the coming weeks.

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ARTIST ROOMS 214 Tour: Don McCullin

28/11/2013

Shetland Museum & Archives and Shetland Arts Development Agency will show work by internationally acclaimed photojournalist Don McCullin in Da Gadderie and Bonhoga Gallery from 29 November 2014 to 22 February 2015 in a joint exhibition entitled Fallen.

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