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Set within a restored 19th century dock the Shetland Museum and Archives tells Shetland's story from its geological beginnings to the present day.
Set on the waterfront within a restored 19th century dock the Shetland Museum and Archives tells Shetland’s story from its geological beginnings to the present day. As well as housing Shetland’s Museum and Archives collections there is a cafe restaurant, auditorium, learning and research rooms, temporary exhibition space and shop. Other facilities include an historic boat building shed and a three storey boat hall with suspended boats.
The galleries integrate Shetland’s museum and archives collections for the first time to tell Shetland’s story in the most complete and accessible way.
Monday – Saturday: 10.00 – 17.00
Sunday: 12.00 – 17.00
To ensure there has been no change to the opening times or details on this page, please check with the museum directly before visiting.