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Shetland Museum and Archives

899 Reviews

Shetland Museum and Archives

899 Reviews
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Marie B wrote a review Mar 2020
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A brilliant free museum. Beautifully designed with something for everyone. Interesting, well laid out and very helpful, friendly staff.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Barbara G wrote a review Feb 2020
Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom66 contributions31 helpful votes
What a fantastic museum. This is the second time I have visited Shetland and also the museum. I had forgotten what a good experience it was. Well worth a visit whilst you’re in Lerwick.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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BordersGuy wrote a review Feb 2020
Selkirk, United Kingdom77 contributions19 helpful votes
We were on a trip to Lerwick for Up Helly Aa, and we took in the history of the community starting with a talk at the Museum !! It was very informative and put the festival into perspective, with many amusing stories and anecdotes. After the talk we had a coffee in the cafe
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Pepita S wrote a review Feb 2020
Lerwick, United Kingdom54 contributions29 helpful votes
Fabulous facility giving an impressive and informative history of the Shetland. Exhibits give a truly authentic feel for the lifestyle of Shetlanders over the centuries. A must for all visitors.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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hipsway wrote a review Jan 2020
Port Glasgow, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic place for all age groups lots to see & do & all for free. They have a variety of events on throughout the year. There's a lovely cafe on site also.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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