Arbuthnot Museum and Gallery

Arbuthnot Museum and Gallery
St Peter Street
AB42 1QD



01779 477778


01771 622 884

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Discover the wealth of Peterhead's maritime history in one of Aberdeenshire's oldest museums.

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Opening hours

Opening Hours 2005:
Open year round
Mon-Tues, Thurs-Sat 11.00 am- 1.00 pm
2.00 pm - 4.30pm
Wednesday 11.00 - 13.00

Closed Sundays and public holidays

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