Arbuthnot Museum

Aberdeenshire, AB42 1QD

The permanent exhibition covers Peterhead's maritime history, including fishing, shipping and whaling, with displays showing fishing boat development, the coopering trade and boat-building.

The whaling displays show important early 19th-century Inuit artefacts, as well as one of the few polar bears in a British museum.

Venue information

Opening times

 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, 10am – 12.30pm, 1.30 – 4pm

Sat, 10am – 12.30pm, 1.30 – 3.30pm

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)