"Brilliant to see so much history in such a small isle"

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June 2021 update. Due to the continuing uncertainty of the pandemic we are remaining closed until further notice. We regret that we were unable to set up our seasonal exhibition, but please browse through the website to view highlights of our previous seasonal exhibitions. We look forward to welcoming visitors to the Heritage Centre as soon as we feel it is safe. Thank you for your understanding and continued support. 

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Please use the links to browse through our previous seasonal exhibition photos and information. Folders and some artefacts from all the previous exhibitions are still available at the centre on request. Please ask a member of staff for more information. 

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The two permanent exhibitions are the popular Fishing and the Lairds exhibitions. See the above exhibitions link. 

We also offer help in family history research. 

AIMS

The Whalsay Heritage and Community Centre SCIO aims to preserve, protect and advance the heritage and traditions of the island of Whalsay.

"Came especially to see excellent displays"

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