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Provost Skene's House

Provost Skene House 5 Guestrow, Aberdeen AB10 1AS, Scotland
+44 1224 641086
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Provost Skene's House - Opening in Summer 2017- ?????

Will be nice when it is eventually opened but knowing the Aberdeen Councils track record it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Sadly closed for the foreseeable

Closed to the public for the foreseeable future whilst the city council creates its latest planning... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
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Provost Skene House 5 Guestrow, Aberdeen AB10 1AS, Scotland
+44 1224 641086

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will be nice when it is eventually opened but knowing the Aberdeen Councils track record it is highly unlikely that it will meet the opening date.as the pavements around here have been announced will be delayed. Maybe they could use the time building a wall...More

Thank Kirktoncoll
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Closed to the public for the foreseeable future whilst the city council creates its latest planning disaster all around. What is it with Aberdeen? St Nicholas House was a disaster. Now being replaced by something which will soon be as bad. Or worse. Pity no...More

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abdnartmuseums, Manager at Provost Skene's House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Provost Skene's House is temporarily closed for essential building works and the installation of a new exhibition. It will reopen to visitors in the summer of 2017.

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting building and museum in the city centre. Spaces are well laid out and it's GI to explore the old house. Sons areas are narrow due to the age of the building. Historically interesting. Great cafe and friendly staff this is suitable for adults and...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 24 May 2016

a really good place to go for local history buildings, but be careful of the ghost in the child's room lol

Thank unclejimjam
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is an exilant place a lovely tea room at the ground floor and always intresting exibits when its open. shame it will probly be another few years before you can visit again.

Thank andrew_macleod
Reviewed 26 October 2015

One of the best places in city center to visit when in Aberdeen. It used to be hidden behind St Nicholas House (soon will be hide behind some shopping center) - beautiful old house with lovely exhibitions. Must see if you are interested in Scottish...More

Thank MartaScotland
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The Provost House continues to be boarded up as it is amidst a huge building project in the area. At the moment, it resembles an abandoned building.

Thank geismom
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Disappointed that we hadn't realised we were not able to visit this as the area is being redeveloped.

6  Thank Penny B
Reviewed 27 April 2015

I came to have a look around on sunday morning. has I got to the building sad to say it or closed up there all broaded up no one can get in. I think its closed for good.

2  Thank rajesh4cat
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Well, what can I say! Great museum and lovely café in basement. Great the knocked down all those horrible council buildings and now we can actually see this historic building. The council should be shot what they are planning now!!!

4  Thank JacobDanish
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it open yet? The website says it's still closed.
6 August 2016|
Response from abdnartmuseums | Property representative |
Hi there, unfortunately it's not open yet but Aberdeen City Council are planning to re-open the house in July 2017.