Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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The Museum tells a story about the Aberdeen’s relationship with the sea and how it has become a successful and prosperous city, the unique collections involves shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history, what makes this museum unique it’s the only place in the united kingdom where you can see displays on the north sea oil and gas industry.

Some of the museums biggest feature is a large scale model of an oil-platform that suspended’s in mid air, you can view this wonderful model from different floor levels, like to call it one of the wonders of Aberdeen. You can also view the stunning busy harbour from the windows inside the museum.

Best part about this award winning museum is the fact that, its free entry and is a wonderful experience into the North Sea through fantastic new exhibitions.

Maritime Café

After checking out the maritime museum, you have a wonderful place to seat down and relax, enjoy the home baked cakes and light meals with a cup of tea or coffee.

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[su_tab title=”Cafe Hours”]Monday – Saturday 10am – 4.45pm
Sunday 12 noon – 2.45pm


[su_tab title=”Contact Details “]To contact the Maritime Café, please call + 44 (0) 1224 337703



Maritime Museum Shop

Aberdeen Maritime Museum shop is located on the ground floor and has a wide range of gifts and souvenirs, such as books, Jeweler, Greeting cards and children’s gifts.

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[su_tab title=”Shop Hours”]Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12noon – 3pm[/su_tab]

[su_tab title=”Contact”] To contact the Maritime Museum shop, please call + 44 (0) 1224 337701 [/su_tab]




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Tales From The Tolbooth

The Tolbooth Museum
25/06/2016 – 13/04/2018


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Sea Change

Aberdeen Maritime Museum
01/07/2017 – 14/01/2018





Aberdeen Maritime Museum offers disabled access to most parts of the building. Guide dogs are admitted.

For more information on disabled access to Aberdeen Maritime Museum, please visit DisabledGo.

Foreign language guides are available – ask at reception.

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Monday 10:00 – 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 – 17:00
Thursday 10:00  – 17:00
Friday 10:00 – 17:00
Saturday 10:00 – 17:00
Sunday 12:00 – 15:00


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Gift Shop: The shop stocks a good selection of gifts and souvenirs for all ages and a range of specialist books.

Public Toilet Facilities:

Baby Changing Facilities

Payment Methods: Debit Card, Credit Card & American Express


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City centre parking is conveniently located at:

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  • Harriet Street
  • Loch Street
  • Denburn
  • Shiprow
  • Chapel Street
  • Summer Street
  • Gallowgate
  • West North Street Multi Storey
  • East North Street



[su_tab title=”Location”]Aberdeen Maritime Museum
AB11 5BY



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Tel: +44 (0) 1224 337700
Fax: +44 (0) 1224 213066

Email: info@aagm.co.uk


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