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Expert recommended Top 3 Landmarks in Aberdeen, UK. All of our landmarks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!

THE TOLBOOTH MUSEUM

Castle Street, Aberdeen AB11 5BQ

Since 1629

Reference Materials, Historic Sites, Displays and Interactive Exhibits, Collections, Landmarks, Houses Exciting Re-Constructions & Models

The Tolbooth Museum is one of Aberdeen's oldest buildings and the best-preserved 17th-century gaols in Scotland. It features the displays of local history and the development of crime and punishment through the centuries. The displays include the Maiden and the blade of Aberdeen's 17th-century guillotine. The museum provides a unique experience in the form of its atmospheric 18th-century cells original doors, and barred windows. They also offer disabled-friendly parking.

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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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PROVOST SKENE'S HOUSE

Guestrow, Flourmill Lane, Aberdeen AB10 1AS

Since 1545

Light Snacks and Lunches, Collections, Exhibitions, Historical Place, Visits, Events, Houses, Painted Gallery, Tea Room, Coffee, Architectural Buildings, Digital Prints & Activites

Provost Skene's House has an attractive series of period rooms furnished to show people lived in the 17th, 18th and early 19th centuries. The house named after one of Aberdeen's most famous residents, Lord Provost George Skene commissioned the carved plaster ceilings. Visitors can admire an unusual series of religious paintings in the Painted Gallery and, enjoy changing displays of dress in the Costume Gallery. The café bar offers a variety of snacks, small meals and traditional home bakes as well as wine and Fair Trade Costa Coffee. They afford free entry.

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CENTRAL LIBRARY

Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW

Since 1892

Adult Lending Library, Internet Access, Records, Wi-Fi, Books, CD, Events, Collections, Arts Equipment, DVDs, News, Visitor Center & The Information Centre

Central Library has 16 community libraries and a home library. It contains a large collection of local maps, over 15,000 photographs, birth and death records with a collection of local newspapers. They also have a collection of current journals covering a broad range of topics including science, engineering, management, Scottish, and general interest.

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Mon & Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue, Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun Closed

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