Shetland Archives and Libraries

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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Scotland Archives and Libraries page.

Archives[edit | edit source]

Shetland Archives
Hay's Dock
Lerwick ZE1 0WP UK
Telephone: 01595 695057
Email: info@shetlandmuseumandarchives.org.uk
Website: Shetland Archives

The staff at Shetland Archives collect and care for public, personal, and business records relating to Shetland, and facilitate access to the these for members of the public. Archive records can be parchment, paper, tape, film, digital files, photographs, and much more.

Library[edit | edit source]

Shetland Library
Lower Hillhead
Lerwick ZE1 0EL UK
Telephone: 01595 743868
Email: shetlandlibrary@shetland.gov.uk
Website: Shetland Library

For a list of Shetland libraries, go to List of libraries in Scotland in Wikipedia. Scroll to Shetland Islands. The parishes in historic Shetland are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Bayanne House
Sellafirth
Yell ZE2 9DG UK
Telephone: 01957 744219
Email: tony.gott@mac.com
Website: Bayanne House

Bressay Heritage Centre
Maryfield
Bressay ZE2 9EL UK
Telephone: 01595 820750/01595 820700/01595 820368
Email: bressayheritage@btinternet.com
Email #2: bressayhistory@btinternet.com
Website: Bressay Heritage Centre
Website #2: Bressay Heritage Centre

Fetlar Interpretive Centre
Beach of Houbie
Fetlar ZE2 9DJ UK
Telephone: 01957 733206
Email: info@fetlar.com
Email #2: visitorservices@fetlar.com
Website: Fetlar Interpretive Centre

George Waterston Memorial Centre and Museum
Auld Skoll
Utra, Fair Isle ZE2 9JU UK
Telephone: 01595 760244
Website: George Waterston Memorial Centre and Museum

Hoswick Visitor Centre
Sandwick ZE2 9HL UK
Telephone: 01950 431406
Email: hoswickcafe@btinternet.com
Website: Hoswick Visitor Centre

Old Haa Museum
13 Meadow Bank Rd
Burravoe ZE2 9AZ UK
Telephone: 01957 702431
Email: info@oldhaa.com
Website: Old Haa Museum

Scalloway Museum
Castle Street
Scalloway ZE1 0TP UK
Telephone: 01595 880734
Email: enquiries@scallowaymuseum.org
Website: Scalloway Museum
Website #2: Scalloway Museum
Website #3: Scalloway Museum

Shetland Museum
Hay's Dock
Lerwick ZE1 0WP UK
Telephone: 01595 695057
Email: info@shetlandmuseumandarchives.org.uk
Website: Shetland Museum

Tangwick Haa Museum
Eshaness ZE2 9RS UK
Telephone: 01806 503389
Email: tangwickhaa@btconnect.com
Website: Tangwick Haa Museum
Website #2: Tangwick Haa Museum

Unst Heritage Centre
Old School
Haroldswick, Unst ZE2 9EQ UK
Telephone: 01957 711528
Email: info@unstheritage.com
Website: Unst Heritage Centre
Website #2: Unst Heritage Centre

For a list of Shetland museums, go to List of museums in Scotland in Wikipedia. Scroll to Shetland. The parishes in historic Shetland are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.