Shetland Museum, Shetland Islands


The Shetland Museum and Archives charts the story of Shetland’s culture and heritage. The museum enjoys a waterfront location in the Hay’s Dock area of Lerwick, 10 minutes walk from the town centre.

Explore the history of the Shetland Islands in this fascinating museum, from the earliest geological remains to the present day. In the Archive Collections you can also discover all manner of material relating to Shetland life and the Heritage Hub is on hand to lend you any assistance tracking down any aspect of Shetland’s past.

On site there is café and gift shop. The museum is open to visitors throughout the year, for more information go to

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