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Aberdeen Maritime Museum

52-56 Shiprow | Provost Ross House, Aberdeen AB11 5BY, Scotland
+44 1224 337700
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Brilliant attraction for a rainy day

Great little place to while away the hours and nice food and coffee in the cafe too. Love the oil... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cgrosart
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Evercreech, United Kingdom
Fantastic experience!

The Aberdeen Maritime Museum is packed with information, but in a well-designed format. A MUST for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leslie M
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Tallahassee, United States
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Aberdeen has long prospered off of sea-based industries, from the boom of the city's fishing industry in the early 20th century to its oil industry today; this museum explores the historic developments behind the city's maritime industries.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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52-56 Shiprow | Provost Ross House, Aberdeen AB11 5BY, Scotland
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+44 1224 337700
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Reviewed yesterday

Great little place to while away the hours and nice food and coffee in the cafe too. Love the oil and gas exhibit. Learned loads and loved it.

Thank cgrosart
Reviewed yesterday

The Aberdeen Maritime Museum is packed with information, but in a well-designed format. A MUST for visitors and residents alike!

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There's many floors in this building which offer various types of exhibitions and information. I particularly enjoyed the floor detailing what offshore workers do on daily basis as it gave me a great insight into my partners work life. There are plenty of interactive games...More

Thank Mollie M
Reviewed 4 days ago

With 3 children aged from 7 to 15 we spent a good part of the afternoon visiting. All found it interesting not only in respect of the current oil industry but earlier when Aberdeen was a city engaged in the fishing & shipbuilding industries. A...More

Thank 4wheelman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interest museum and totally free of charges. If you need to know anything about oil industry. This is the place to get everything you need to know. For me was nice to see old ship model and info about ship building and at same time...More

Thank JosefSt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was able to spend a good afternoon looking through the exhibits learning about Aberdeen's diverse maritime history

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expected a "Petrol based" exhibit, but No! I had to revise and submerged in the great maritime history of the area, with fantastic models, authentic items, unexpected facts and original old photographs.The spirit of the past time is reflected in excellent ways. well organized and...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had a perfect cup of tea and scone. Lovely surroundings, quiet atmosphere, excellent service.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small and specialist museum. It privides a great insight into the maritime history of Aberdeen. From voyages of discovery through fishing and into oil exploration. A great set of exhibits, pictures and models which shows how important the seas and oceans...More

Thank Kieron G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have come here a few times with the kids. Lots of interesting exhibits and very educational. Very good value.

Thank Avebla
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Kemiola O
6 July 2017|
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Response from abdnartmuseums | Property representative |
Hi, we don’t have anything on display in Aberdeen Maritime Museum from the Viking period. There is little/no evidence of Viking activity in Aberdeen. There is a report of a raid that might have been an attack on Aberdeen and... More
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anneke333
7 January 2017|
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Response from abdnartmuseums | Property representative |
Hello, apologies for the late reply. We don't have set days for exhibitions as we are open 7 days a week, so you can visit any day. Our current exhibition is Kiss of Death: Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era which runs... More
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