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The Scalloway Museum

The sleepy village of Scalloway is dominated by the imposing shell of Scalloway Castle, a fortified tower house built by Earl Patrick Stewart in the early 1600's.
 
The Scalloway Museum in the main street of the village features a poignant display on the wartime 'Shetland Bus' operation.

Scalloway was a secret base of Norwegian freedom fighters during WWII, and the 'Bus' was a fishing trawler, used to transport members of the Norwegian resistance who had received training in the UK. An interesting collection of artefacts and photographs tells the story of this dangerous operation.

The Scalloway Museum Address:
The Scalloway Museum
Main Street 
Scalloway, 9 miles W of Lerwick
Shetland,
Scotland, UK 

The Scalloway Museum Opening Times:
May to September, Monday to Saturday 
10.00 am to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm

The Scalloway Museum Admission:
Free

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