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Shetland Museum & Archives is open. Drop in and visit us, no booking is necessary.
Free to visit - As always, entry to the Museum and Archives is free but now more than ever we need your support - please consider making a donation.
Shetland Museum and Archives sits on Hay’s Dock; the last remaining area of original dock on the Lerwick waterfront, which is now category B listed. This is a perfect setting to highlight the strong heritage connection with the sea, and display just some of the traditional Shetland boats in the collection.Read more
Shetland Amenity Trust has commissioned a research project with two local straw makers to understand more about the growing of ...Read more
An ambitious new exhibition dedicated to the artistry of well-known local artist Mike McDonnell opened this weekend at the Shetland ...Read more
A new film which brings to life the incredible story of 18th century inoculation pioneer and Shetland crofter Johnnie Notions has been ...Read more
A new display of powerful and iconic photographs by Diane Arbus, one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, opened ...Read more
A new online Archives catalogue has been launched today (Tuesday 8 August) at the Shetland Museum and Archives.Read more
Shetland’s maritime heritage will be at the heart of Shetland Museum and Archives’ summer programme, with a series of themed ...Read more
George Gen and Sarah Mackintosh, members of our Visitor Experience team have pulled together a selection of photos from our online ...Read more
From exhibitions and workshops to family activities and evening talk, we would love to hear your thoughts on our current offering and ...Read more