The Shetland Textile Museum's custodian, Brita, has another life outwith the Böd - she spends the winter at home in Sweden, above the Arctic Circle.
Built in 1780, this is the only böd in Shetland which has been renovated to its historical state.
Shetland, Scotland, Bod, textiles, wool, Knitting, weaving, jumpers, Fair Isle, lace, fine lace
The museum runs a range of events, talks, demonstrations and courses in textiles and related topics.
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“I don’t suppose you have much to do in the winter, once the Böd shuts down after Wool Week.” We often hear this sentiment expressed, and smile wryly………
We are closed
We are now OPEN for the season, and will close at 5pm on Saturday 6th October 2019. Hours 12.00 - 5.00, Tuesday - Saturday..How to get to the Museum