The Tolbooth Museum
The Tolbooth Museum is one of Aberdeen's oldest buildings and one of the best-preserved 17th century gaols in Scotland. It features displays on local history and the development of crime and punishment through the centuries. The Tolbooth Museum provides a unique experience in the form of its atmospheric 17th and 18th century cells, original doors and barred windows. Displays include the Maiden and the blade of Aberdeen's 17th century guillotine.
Explore the unique complex of 17th and 18th century gaol cells within The Tolbooth Museum.
Discover the incredible building, gruesome medieval torture methods and the history of crime and punishment in Aberdeen at The Tolbooth Museum.
An exciting range of exhibitions, events, talks and walks organisedby Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums.
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