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Aberdeen Maritime Museum – Things to do in Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire is a wonderful place to visit: be it on a quick business break or a family holiday and there’s always plenty to see and do. Aberdeenshire has a coloured history and what better a time to explore it than during your stay at Cortes House. If you’re looking for things to do in Aberdeenshire, why not start with an informative adventure around the Aberdeen Maritime Museum?

With a unique collection that boasts an impressive number of displays, from shipbuilding and the history of the port to the more modern North Sea oil and gas industry, there’s a little something for everyone.

Set up within Provost Ross’ House in Shiprow (the perfect place), Aberdeen and opened in 1984, the museum boasts an impressive number of awards – including the Scottish Museum of the Year award and it maintains a Four Star Museum status to this day.

Perfectly suitable for history lovers of all ages, the Museum includes modern and interactive exhibits; touch screen consoles and visual computer databases alongside the more classic displays.

Open all week between the hours of 10 to 5, the Maritime Museum is perfect for a day out and it includes both a gift shop and The Maritime Café, which is described as ‘an attraction in itself’ and promises excellent, nautically themed food.

Of course, if you’re feeling put out by all the nautical mayhem, you could just go for a tea or a home baked cake instead!

A Maritime Trip Through History

Old first aid kit

Image title First aid kit by Chris Hoare is licensed under CC BY 2.0

If you’re considering visiting the Maritime Museum, be sure to check out the Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums group that it belongs to, including the Aberdeen Art Gallery and The Tolbooth Museum. You could spend a week trawling through the entire history of Aberdeen!

Not sure about something or another? Be sure to contact the museum with any general enquires:

T:+ 44 (0) 1224 337700

E: info@aagm.co.uk

W: http://www.aagm.co.uk/home/home.aspx

Find out more about the Aberdeen Maritime Museum on their website! It is one of the must see places if you are looking for things to do in Aberdeenshire.

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