Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the story of the city's long relationship with the Sea. This award-winning museum is located on the historic Shiprow and incorporates Provost Ross's House, which was built in 1593. The Maritime Museum houses a unique collection covering shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history. It is also the only place in the UK where you can see displays on the North Sea oil and gas industry. Aberdeen Maritime Museum offers visitors a spectacular viewpoint over the busy harbour. 

About Aberdeen Maritime MuseumAbout

Discover more about the award winning Aberdeen Maritime Museum and the unique collection it hosts.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum HistoryHistory

Uncover the incredible history of Aberdeen Maritime Museum incorporating Provost Ross's House which was built in 1593.

What's OnWhat's On

An exciting range of exhibitions, events, talks and walks organisedby Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum VisitingVisiting

Learn more about Aberdeen Maritime Museum by arranging a fascinating tour or visit.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum FacilitiesFacilities

Maritime Museum Shop, Café and Crèche Services.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum AccessAccess

Parking, schools and disabled access information.

Aberdeen Built Ships Project at Aberdeen Maritime MuseumAberdeen Built Ships Project

Access Aberdeen's shipbuilding history through the collections of Aberdeen Maritime Museum.

Find Us

Aberdeen Maritime Museum
AB11 5BY

Tel: +44 (0) 1224 337700
Fax: +44 (0) 1224 213066


Opening hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 12noon - 3pm
Closed Monday

Admission free


Download the Maritime Plan