Finding Us

The Shetland Museum and Archives is about a ten minute walk from Lerwick town centre.  From the town centre, walk toward the Viking Bus Station, where there is a roundabout.  Turn right at the roundabout and the Museum and Archives is the first road on the left. 

 A map depicting the Museum and Archives location

Arriving in Shetland by plane

Take the A970 North from Sumburgh Airport, following the signs for Lerwick. Once in Lerwick follow the signs for the Shetland Museum and Archives. This trip should take around 30 minutes.

Arriving in Shetland by ferry

The Shetland Museum and Archives is just one mile from the Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal.  Take the road into town and turn left at the roundabout at the Viking Bus Station.

Local Public Transport

As the Museum and Archives is located very close to the Viking Bus Station it is easy to reach by public transport.  Click here to view the ZetTrans website for the latest information.

Map below shows where the Museum & Archives is in relation to Shetland.


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