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Lifelong Learning

Learning Visit Learning Visit Zoom One of the aims of the Archaeology Section is to help people to understand their past.  This is done in many ways throughout the local community, and using a number of different resources.

  • Talking to groups, including schools, retired people and local history groups.
  • Involvement in school projects, including those outside the classroom. These projects may include a visit to the Old Scatness site for hands on Living History experiences.
  • Visits to Old Scatness, both for general visitors and special interest groups. Pre-booked tours are available.
  • Living History, or educational activities at Old Scatness or elsewhere tailored to specific groups.
  • Publications for schools, including “How to be a Detective” and the Old Scatness Schools pack.
  • The Viking Unst Project
  • Interpretive boards and trails.
  • Publications e.g. Old Scatness and Viking Unst volumes.
  • Leaflets