Gordon Highlanders Museum

Museums

St Lukes, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB15 7XH

    The regimental museum of the Gordon Highlanders boasts a fascinating collection, housed in the former home of artist Sir George Reid.

     

    The Gordon Highlanders Museum is home to the regimental treasures of the Gordon Highlanders, one of the most famous regiments in the British Army. See collections including uniforms, silver, art, diaries and medals.

    Facilities include a tearoom, gardens, and corporate entertaining. Group and educational visits are available by appointment. 

     

    Gradings
    5 Visitor Attraction
    Awards
    Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Feb 2014 - 30 Nov 2014

    Tuesdays to Saturdays : 10am - 4pm Feb to Nov 2012.
    Open some local and public holiday Mondays. Please check the museum website for details.
    www.gordonhighlanders.com

    Catering

    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Shop
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Club
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled Access
    • Smoking Restricted

    Location

    • City Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Young People

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Aberdeen station turn left, then first right which will take you on to Union Street. Turn left on to Union Street, heading west. At the end of Union Street take the right hand fork. Follow the road over 3 roundabouts. After the third roundabout take the first road on your left. The museum is at the bottom of the road on the right.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Aberdeen airport follow signs for city centre. Follow signs for Dundee which will take you up North Anderson Drive until you reach the roundabout with Queens Road. Take the third exit (right). Take the first road on your left. The museum is on your right hand side.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Aberdeen ferry terminal turn right and follow the road until it reaches Union Street. Turn left on to Union Street. At the end of Union Street take the right hand fork and follow the road across three roundabouts. After the third roundabout take the first road on the left. The museum is at the bottom of the road on the right.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria
      • restaurant

    Lift

    • There is a lift
      • Lift buttons have raised numbers or letters

    Ticket / Information / Gift Shop [where applicable]

    • Information available in alternative formats
      • Audio
      • Large print (at least 14 point)

    Attraction Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    General

    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Good colour / tonal contrast used throughout the attraction e.g. doors contrast strongly with floors/walls
    • Tactile routes for visitors with visual impairments
    • Clear signage throughout the attraction (e.g. colour contrasted, large lettering, use of pictograms etc.)
    • Lighting effective throughout the attraction for visually impaired visitors e.g. pools of light and dark areas are avoided
    • Wheelchairs provided
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for wheelchair users
    • Where appropriate there is a hearing loop system [e.g. ticket counter/ gift shop]
    • There is an audible alarm system

    Parking

    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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