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Visitor information

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Information and advice is also available at several locations throughout the islands:

Information points

Shetland Museum and Archives

Hays Dock, Lerwick

01 May - 30 Sep: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm

01 Oct - 30 Apr: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm

Visit Scotland

Market Cross, Lerwick

01 Apr - 30 Sep: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

01 Oct - 31 Mar: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm

Sumburgh Airport

Mon-Fri 08:45am-4:45pm Sun 10.30am-5.30pm

Sat 07 Apr - 27 Oct: 10.15am-3.45pm

Bressay Heritage Centre

Leiraness, Bressay

01 May - 30 Sep: Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 11am-5pm

Oct: Open by appointment (Tel 01595 820368 / 820352)

Fair Isle Bird Observatory

Fair Isle

01 May - 30 September: Mon-Sun 9am-5pm

01 - 31 Oct: 9am-5pm

Fetlar Interpretive Centre

Houbie, Fetlar

01 May - 30 Sep: Mon-Fri 11am-4pm; Sat & Sun 12.30pm-4pm

Oct: Open by appointment (Tel 01957 733369)

Old Haa Museum

Burravoe, Yell

01 May - 30 Sep: Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat 10am-4pm & Sun 2pm-5pm

Quendale Water Mill

Quendale, Dunrossness

16 Apr - 14 Oct: Mon-Sun 10am-5pm 

15 - 31 Oct: Open by appointment (Tel 01950 460550)

Hoswick Visitors Centre

Hoswick, Sandwick

01 May - 30 Sep: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm

Oct: Open by appointment (Tel 01950 431284)

Unst Heritage Centre

Haroldswick, Unst

01 May - 30 Sep: Mon-Sun 11am-5pm

Oct: Open by appointment (Tel 01957 755244)

Tangwick Haa Museum

Tangwick, Eshaness

17 Apr - 30 Sep: Mon-Sun 11am-5pm

Oct: Open by appointment (Tel 01806 503347)

The Cabin Museum

Wirlie, Vidlin, Shetland

01 May - 30 Sep: Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun 1pm-5pm

Shetland Jewellery

Soundside, Weisdale

01 May - 30 Sep: Mon-Thu 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4pm

Weekend opening Jun - Aug: Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 2pm-5pm 

Whalsay Heritage and Community Centre

Symbister, Whalsay

01 May - 30 Sep: Wed, Fri, Sat, & Sun 2pm-5pm

Oct: Open by appointment (Tel 01806 566422 / 566465 / 566523)

Scalloway Museum

Castle Street, Scalloway

01 May - 30 Sep: Mon-Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 2pm-4pm

Oct: Open by appointment (Tel 01595 880512) 

Useful services

Free Wifi: 60 North

Available at Sumburgh Airport, Lerwick Town Centre, Hays Dock Café,  Braewick Café, Saxa Vord, Baltasound Hotel and Unst Heritage Centre. Free Coupons with unique access codes are available at various outlets throughout Shetland

Free Wifi: SIC-Guest

Available at inter-island ferry terminals

Tourist Radio: 60 North FM

A High Quality 192K MP3 Stream. Enjoy a variety of traditional and contemporary Shetland music and find out from visitors and locals what to see and do while in Shetland.