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Aberdeen Maritime Museum

52-56 Shiprow | Provost Ross House, Aberdeen AB11 5BY, Scotland
+44 1224 337700
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Free Museum just by the harbour. Pop in for 10 minutes or spent a couple of hours.Lots or... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joy2teddy
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Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
Good experience

It won't take you long to visit it and it is quite intresting, kids also did enjoy.there is a nice... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Damian W
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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.
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  • 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 3 days ago

Free Museum just by the harbour. Pop in for 10 minutes or spent a couple of hours.Lots or interactive stuff as well as films, etc. Very interesting.Lovely cafe as well.

Thank Joy2teddy
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 days ago

It won't take you long to visit it and it is quite intresting, kids also did enjoy.there is a nice caffe on ground floor. Great spot if it is raining

Thank Damian W
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When down at the harbour pop in for a gander it's well worth it! Great little museum with a cafe too.

Thank Brent J
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your gander!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Maritime museum is an awesome attraction to understand the seafaring history, the oil boom and how that led to the prosperity for Aberdeen! It is child friendly and one can spend a couple of hours easily there. Very insightful especially for people who haven't...More

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abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved visiting the maritime Museum because it gave me a glimpse into my boyfriend's profession as a Merchant Marine. The museum had a lot of information and some very interesting displays, some were even interactive. Enjoyed simulating the ROV and getting a feel for what...More

Thank Amy T
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loads to see in this very interesting museum. Give yourself plenty of time as there are several floors to discover. Learn about life offshore as well as life on the fishing boats and much more. Well presented in a lovely building overlooking the harbour. Cafe...More

Thank Stelett2
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is located just off Union Street, the main street in Aberdeen. Entry is free. it is a small, in a good way, museum with loads of interesting artifacts and displays about the maritime history of Aberdeen, including a connection between Abderdeen and Kirin...More

Thank Jim B
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

SO I came here as a solo traveller - being an adult - some museums can be very dull. I found this one to be the perfect size - not big and not small. The displays are carefully thought out and explains things simply and...More

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abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved this museum. The missus has a real passion for boats, so we always seek out a maritime museum when we're visiting a coastal city. We weren't disappointed. Unfortunately, we were running a bit late, so we only arrived about half an hour...More

Thank Jablesdactyl
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit! Hope you get a chance to come back for a longer visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place spontaneously after a workout at Pure Gym. So much to see and learn about the maritime. At the time of visit they also had a special Victorian time and death theme.

Thank Billy F
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit!

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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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