Tours

Make the most of your visit with us and join us on a tour to ensure you see the highlights of our museum and our Recognised Collections.

Curator led Group Tours

  • By arrangement - £10 per person

An opportunity to explore our collections in depth with our expert curatorial team. We offer tours on our Recognised Collections in textiles and archaeology. We can also offer tours on our maritime and fisheries heritage, crofting and folklife, and other specialisms on request. To book please contact us.

Highlights Group Tour

  • £6 per person (booking required)

Our Visitor Services Team offer a Highlights tour which takes around 45 minutes and covers all of the gallery zones, pointing out key artefacts from each area. For a general introduction to the collections, or for those who have limited time, this is a perfect place to start. To book please contact us.

Textiles Group Tour

  • Curator led tour - £10 per person (by arrangement)
  • Curator led tour with additional private viewing of textiles in storage - £18 per person (by arrangement)
  • Visitor Services Assistant led - £6 per person (booking required)

Textile tours are available during the summer, and also during Shetland Wool Week in late September/early October. Tours examine various aspects of our textile heritage, illustrated by our Recognised textile collection. These are sometimes complemented by textile demonstration sessions with our skilled team showing off their spinning and knitting talents. To book please contact us.