Frigate Unicorn

HM Frigate Unicorn
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His Majesty’s Frigate Unicorn, of 46 guns, was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is now the World’s last intact warship from the days of sail, one of the six oldest ships in the world and Scotland’s only representative of the sailing navy.

Venue Type:

Ship or maritime heritage site

Opening hours

Summer hours (Apr - Oct), daily, 1000–1700.
Winter hours (Nov - Mar), Thu - Sun, 1200–1600.

Admission charges

Adult £5.25
Children under 15 £3.25
Children under 5 free
Concession £4.25 (students, senior citizens)
Family (2 adult, 2 children) £13.75
Family (1 adult, 2 children) £10.75
Group (10 or more) £3.25 per head
Please note that these prices are liable to change without notice.

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Maritime, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War, World Cultures

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Talk: The North Carr Lightship and Taymara

  • 15 June 2016 7-9pm

David Kett, member of maritime training charity Taymara, will be giving us an insightful talk on the history of Scotland’s last remaining lightship, the North Carr, and reveal current plans for its restoration. He will also be talking about Taymara, the charity which owns the lightship.

Following the talk you will be invited on a tour of the North Carr.



Daimh in concert

  • 17 June 2016 From 7:30pm

Gaelic Supergroup and un-challenged champions of straight-in-the-eye Highland music are based around West Lochaber and the Isle of Skye.

Formed around the turn of the century and taking the name from the Gaelic word for "kinship" Daimh (pronounced Dive) have taken their contemporary take of Highland and Gaelic music to over 20 countries,... See More


£10 per Ticket


Victoria Bennett - Little Jazz Bird Performance

  • 1 July 2016 7:30-9pm

'With a singular talent for interpretation and a whimsical approach to melody, Victoria is a jazz vocalist for all seasons. Her soft and easy way with the classic jazz standards captivates audiences accross Scotland.' -



Colin Steele Trio

  • 9 September 2016 From 7:30pm

Experience Colin Steele who has been recognised as Scotland's foremost Jazz Trumpet Player, Abeerdeen's own Graeme Stephen, one of the U.K.'s most inventive guitarists and bassist Euan Burton, who leads the pack of great young Jazz musicians.



The Struttin' Ferrets

  • 7 October 2016 From 7:30pm

An exciting evening awaits as the Struttin' Futrets join us from Aberdeen for a fun night of smooth Jazz



Frigate Unicorn
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