Top Choice Museum in Fraserburgh

Scottish Lighthouse Museum

The fascinating Scottish Lighthouse Museum provides an insight into the network of lights that have safeguarded the Scottish coast for over 100 years, and the men and women who built and maintained them (plus a sobe…
Top Choice Gallery in Banff & Macduff

Duff House

One of Scotland's hidden gems, Duff House is home to an art gallery that displays a superb collection of Scottish and European art, including important works by Raeburn and Gainsborough. The house is an impressive b…
Gallery in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Behind the grand facade of Aberdeen Art Gallery (closed for refurbishment until winter 2017) is a cool, marble-lined space exhibiting the work of contemporary Scottish and English painters, such as Gwen Hardie, Step…
Museum in Aberdeen

Gordon Highlanders Museum

This excellent museum records the history of one of the British Army's most famous fighting units, described by Winston Churchill as 'the finest regiment in the world'. Originally raised in the northeast of Scotland…
Historic Building in Aberdeen

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 16th-century college chapel is easily recognised by its crown spire; the interior is l…
Interpretation Centre in Aberdeen

Old Town House

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 univers…
Monument in Aberdeen

Mercat Cross

The 17th-century Mercat Cross bears a sculpted frieze of portraits of Stuart monarchs.
Historic Building in Aberdeen

Provost Skene's House

This late-medieval turreted town house was occupied in the 17th century by the provost (the Scottish equivalent of a mayor) Sir George Skene. It was also occupied for six weeks by the Duke of Cumberland on his way t…
Architecture in Aberdeen

Salvation Army Citadel

The Baronial heap towering over the eastern end of Castle St is the Salvation Army Citadel , which was modelled on Balmoral Castle.
Interpretation Centre in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Science Centre

Halfway between the beach and the city centre is this hands-on, interactive science centre.