Jason Finch

Jason Finch

Curator, History

Telephone: 01224 337706

Email: jfinch@aberdeencity.gov.uk

I spend half my time caring for the Archaeology Collection, containing Medieval Hoards, prehistoric flints, pottery and metalwork from across the ages, lots of animal bones, as well as the records of the excavations of the former City Archaeological Unit.

The rest of my time is spent looking after the Maritime History collection, which includes model ships, paintings, fog horns, plans for ships built in Aberdeen, Remotely Operated Vehicles and a ships' figurehead! Also giving public talks on aspects of Aberdeen's maritime and archaeological heritage, dealing with enquiries from the public and giving museum tours to visiting groups.

My favourite object in the collection:

Read transcript: Jason Finch - Elephant Tusks