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Shetland Museum and Archives is located on Hay's Dock, which was restored during the building of this award winning visitor attraction.Discover the islands' many secrets through the exhibits and displays, and take a look in the boat shed where you...more
All reviews shetland museum well worth a visit interactive displays cafe restaurant two floors oil industry couple of hours modern building pre history rainy day gift shop all ages hays dock first floor nice cafe few hours the ground floor
Visited the Shetland Museum one very wet morning with my wife and two Canadian friends and found it an absolutely fascinating place.
When we first arrived, the front desk were extremely helpful in pointing us in the right direction for the things we were interested...More
This is an excellent museum and particularly good if you want help looking up your ancestry. The staff couldn't be more knowledgeable and spend a lot of time trying to help.
The building is modern and sleek inside and very clean.
Everything and anything you...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, and not just because it was pretty much the only place open in Lerwick on a Sunday. It's extremely informative and the exhibits and artifacts are both plentiful and very well laid out.
This is a lovely modern space which tells you about Shetland History form the earliest of times to the present day. I love the knitting collection. I have been in the archives to research the fisher girls, listened to children play Scottish music in the...More
The Museum covers the Islands from the very begining to the present day, from the Ice age to the Oil revolution and a whole lot in between. It is highly interactive and would excite children's curiosity, be they 2 years old or 102 years old....More
`i accompanied my wife a few times to the museum as she was involved in the Wool Week and it was used as the 'hub' for all of the participants including some evening talks etc. It is brilliantly put together as a museum and well...More
The museum is a must for visitors. Vast variety of exhibits, beautifully displayed with informative descriptions. Imaginative layout, education but never boring. Pity that one of the most impressive Shetland treasures, the St. Ninian's Isle treasure is only in replica form with the originals in...More