Discover the wide-ranging expertise in local history and archaeology at Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums.
The Sites and Monuments Record contains details, locational information and images relating to known archaeological and historic sites in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen City Council Archaeological Unit can carry out developer-funded excavation and survey work within North-East Scotland.
Archaeological Unit staff organise guided historical walks during the summer season.
An object enquiry service is available through the Art Gallery Shop or Aberdeen Maritime Museum, where items can be handed in for examination by one of our curators.
Commemorative plaques have been erected to celebrate individuals, buildings and events of historical importance in Aberdeen and the wider world.
A majority of our maritime collections relating to vessels built in Aberdeen can now be viewed in the Aberdeen Ships website.
Heritage trail leaflets have been developed in Aberdeen for a number of years now and cover a wide range of places, themes and ideas of interest to tourists and locals alike. Here you can explore the variety of different heritage trails that exist across Aberdeen City by downloading one of our leaflets.
22 June - 7 December
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
On 27 September 1906, their Majesties King Edward and Queen Alexandra came to Aberdeen to preside over the opening of the new buildings at Marischal College.