North

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Fetlar Museum Trust

On the remote island of Fetlar, the locals have created the ‘Fetlar Interpretive Centre’, “we are a small, dynamic community museum”. In the museum you can enjoy many exhibitions on history, archaeology, folklore and wildlife. They also hold an extensive archive of photographs going back to the 1860’s along with documents and diaries from the late 1800’s to the present day.

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Lunnasting History Group

Lunnasting History Group operates from the Orgill Family History Centre in Vidlin. They focus on Vidlin’s local history and hold a vast collection of photos and artefacts. The group can help with any queries regarding genealogy and can help you create your family tree

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Nesting Local History Group

Nesting’s scattered crofts are situated in one of Shetland’s most scenic areas. The Nesting Local History Group was founded in 1995 with the stated aim of collecting, recording and preserving the history of the parish of Nesting

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Old Haa Museum

Old Haa Museum

Yell is the stepping stone island to Unst and Fetlar and is also home of the Old Haa Museum. Here, the history of the island, including the whaling years and shipwrecks are summarised along with natural history, genealogy and a picture and sound archive.

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Tangwick Haa Museum

Tangwick Haa Museum

Tangwick Haa, originally built in the late 1600s for the Cheyne family, owners of the Tangwick estate, was converted into a museum in the late 1980s and tells the story of Northmavine and its people through the years.

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Unst Boat Haven

Unst Boat Haven

The Unst Boat Haven was the inspiration of one man and it has become a ‘mecca’ for wooden boat enthusiasts from all over the world. The Boat Haven is the attractive home for a fine collection of over 20 old wooden boats, most of which were used for fishing

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Unst Heritage Centre

Unst Heritage Centre

If you are taking ‘the road to the Isles’, keep right on to the end, i.e. Unst. At the top end of Unst you will find the Unst Heritage Centre, it concentrates on all things unique to Unst. Its peculiar geology really came about because of a freak of nature, but it has played a crucial part in its long history

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Whalsay Heritage and Community Centre SCIO

Whalsay Heritage and Community Centre SCIO

The Whalsay Heritage and Community Centre SCIO was formed in 1984 and acquired premises behind the secondary school, the north range of the Midden Court, in 1993. In 2006,restoration was completed, returning the building to its former glory and available for public use.

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