Arbuthnot Museum and Gallery


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St Peter Street
Peterhead
Aberdeenshire
AB42 1QD
Scotland

Discover the wealth of Peterhead's maritime history in one of Aberdeenshire's oldest museums. See models showing the development of Peterhead fishing boats and find out about: Peterhead's past An important collection of Inuit Artifacts Arctic animals, including a Polar Bear Whaling One of Northern Scotland's largest coin collections Temporary exhibitions with regularly changing program of events in Arbuthnot Gallery A large collection of photos of Peterhead and the surrounding area.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open Year Round Mon,Tues, Thurs & Fri 10.00 am- 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm - 4.00 pm. Sat 10.00 am - 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Charges:

Admission free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Education facilities available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Loan service
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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