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Aberdeen Maritime Museum

52-56 Shiprow | Provost Ross House, Aberdeen AB11 5BY, Scotland
+44 1224 337700
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Above Average for Aberdeen

An odd duck of a museum that seems to be sponsored by the oil industry in order to promote oil's... read more

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GEDLosAngeles_CA
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Los Angeles, CA
Raining? Museums!

Great array of top notch artefacts, lots to learn, great for youngsters. Perfect location looking... read more

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tom1993_11
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Aberdeen has long prospered off of sea-based industries, from the boom of the city's fishing industry in the early 20th century to its oil industry today; this museum explores the historic developments behind the city's maritime industries.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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52-56 Shiprow | Provost Ross House, Aberdeen AB11 5BY, Scotland
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+44 1224 337700
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Reviewed yesterday

An odd duck of a museum that seems to be sponsored by the oil industry in order to promote oil's economic value to the city. Also, there is an entirely other side to the place which focuses on historical activities related to the old days...More

Thank GEDLosAngeles_CA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great array of top notch artefacts, lots to learn, great for youngsters. Perfect location looking out over the docks too. Worth an hour or two of your time while being a tourist here in Aberdeen, especially when it's raining.

Thank tom1993_11
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love visiting the maritime museum. 4 floors of great history of the Aberdeen harbor and vicinity. I knew a lot about how the oil and gas energy industry affected Aberdeen but learned even more! Staff were very friendly and helpful. Thank you for a pleasant...More

Thank l0tusbl0ss0m
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting for all age groups.you can spend half a day there.also a lovely cafe where you can have a drink or even a meal and prices are good.the stoves are lovely with oatcakes and beetroot yum yum.

Thank phyllis l
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 2 days ago

excellent for all ages, very interesting and FREE what's not to like! went with my daughter and my 15 year old granddaughter we all enjoyed the visit. After going round the museum we went to the lovely café and had a drink and a snack...More

Thank Shepherdess02
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Aberdeen Maritime Museum is a fantastic place to visit and is a must for every family, no matter their age's there is something for everyone. My children to this day (and they are now grown up 16, 17 & 19) still love trying to...More

Thank John M
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoy visiting Aberdeen Maritime Museum and thanks for recommending us!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A large museum with some really interesting sections. Especially good considering it's free! Also a good, if dated, cafe offering very good value lunches. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jessry2
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of interesting exhibits, spent a lot longer than I thought we would. Well kept and friendly staff.

1  Thank Audrey T
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum chartering the Maritime history of Aberdeen and North Sea Oil Industry. Took about 2 hours to go around, on several levels. Has a great little cafe to have a snack in, reasonably priced with a lift and wheelchair access. Lovely cheese scones. This...More

1  Thank Sean61
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit and thanks for recommending us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years, I have taken or recommended The Aberdeen Maritime Museum to several friends and acquaintances. I thought my readers might like to know a little about it The Aberdeen Maritime Museum gives a very comprehensive survey of the relationship between the city of...More

Thank Alan D
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoy visiting Aberdeen Maritime Museum and thank you for recommending us!

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Kemiola O
6 July 2017|
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Response from abdnartmuseums | Property representative |
Hi, we don’t have anything on display in Aberdeen Maritime Museum from the Viking period. There is little/no evidence of Viking activity in Aberdeen. There is a report of a raid that might have been an attack on Aberdeen and... More
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anneke333
7 January 2017|
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Response from abdnartmuseums | Property representative |
Hello, apologies for the late reply. We don't have set days for exhibitions as we are open 7 days a week, so you can visit any day. Our current exhibition is Kiss of Death: Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era which runs... More
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