Aberdeen Maritime Museum


Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB11 5BY

    Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the story of the city's long relationship with the sea.

    Admire the unique collection covering shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history.

    Aberdeen's excellent collections of maritime paintings and objects are utilised to the full in the museum, with touch screen consoles, computer visual databases, an education room and hands-on exhibits, all adding a new dimension for visitors and bringing the drama of the North Sea industries such as offshore oil, fishing and shipping, to life.

    The licensed café offers fine food in splendid surroundings and a first class shop sells a wide range or souvenirs, gifts, crafts, books and music with a distinctly nautical flavour.

    4 Visitor Attraction
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
    Day Times
    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


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Guild street turn right untill reaching the junction at the harbour (200 meters) and turn left. Museum is one hundred meters up the hill.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Aberdeen airport follow signs for city centre via A96. Folow Great Northern Road to Powis Terrace to Powis Place to Mounthooly roundabout. West North Street to King Street to Union Street. Leftto Market Street and left on Trinity Quay at lights. NCP car park entrance off Virginia street (left) or drop off at museum off shore brae.

    Getting there by ferry:- From P and O ferry, Blaikies Quay, turn right onto market street then right at first lights along Trinity Quay. Museum is up first left - Shore Brae.

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