Arbuthnot Museum and Gallery

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Discover the wealth of Peterhead's maritime history in one of Aberdeenshire's oldest museums. See models showing the development of Peterhead fishing boats and find out about:

Peterhead's past
An important collection of Inuit Artifacts
Arctic animals, including a Polar Bear
Whaling
One of Northern Scotland's largest coin collections
Temporary exhibitions with regularly changing program of events in Arbuthnot Gallery
A large collection of photos of Peterhead and the surrounding area.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Open Year Round
Mon,Tues, Thurs & Fri 10.00 am- 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm - 4.00 pm.

Sat 10.00 am - 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Admission charges

Admission free

See models showing the development of Peterhead fishing boats, an important collection of Inuit Artifacts, displays on Arctic animals and whaling, one of Northern Scotland's largest coin collections and temporary exhibitions with regularly changing programme of events.

Collection details

Archives, Coins and Medals, Fine Art, Land Transport, Maritime, Social History, World Cultures

Key artists and exhibits

  • Peterhead history
  • Inuit Artifacts
  • Arctic animals and whaling
  • Northern Scotland's largest coin collections

Arbuthnot Museum and Gallery
St Peter Street
Peterhead
Aberdeenshire
AB42 1QD
Scotland

Website

www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/museums/visit/locations/arbuthnot.asp

Telephone

01779 477778

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