Old Town House
King’s College Chapel
It was here that Bishop Elphinstone established King's College, Aberdeen's first university (and Scotland's third), in 1495. The...
St Machar's Cathedral
The 15th-century St Machar's, with its massive twin towers, is a rare example of a fortified cathedral. According to legend, St Machar...
Aberdeen Science Centre
Halfway between the beach and the city centre is this hands-on, interactive science centre.
A long-standing feature of the Aberdeen pub scene, the Blue Lamp is a favourite student hang-out – a cosy drinking den with good beer,...
High St · interesting places nearby
Old Town House information
At the north end of High St, the Old Town House now hosts a visitor centre with information and exhibits on the history of Old Aberdeen. It also houses King's Museum , with changing exhibits of items from the university's 18th-century collection.