Situated on the historic Shiprow and incorporating Provost Ross’s House – built in 1593 – Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the story of the city’s long relationship with the Sea. This award-winning museum houses a unique collection covering shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history, and is the only place in the UK where you can see displays on the North Sea oil industry.
The exhibitions include fine ship’s portraits, fishing equipment, information on the 3,000 ships built in the port and the world’s largest oil platform model which stand nine metres tall.
Aberdeen Maritime Museum also offers a spectacular viewpoint over the busy harbour filled with powerful offshore supply vessels and modern cargo and passenger ships. There is an exciting programme of special exhibitions and a vibrant education programme.
Aberdeen Maritime Museum is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities. Excellent café and shop complete the range of services.
Admission is free – Open Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12noon-3pm
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY
For further information telephone: +44 (0) 1224 337700
Fax +44 (0) 1224 213066