King's Museum

King’s Museum lies at the heart of the University's Old Aberdeen campus.

King’s Museum

King’s Museum

Its origins lie in a museum collection established in King's College in 1727. The museum displays a changing programme of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

Permanent collections

The permanent collection contains over 300,000 items spanning human culture, medicine and health, and natural history. Highlights of the fine art collection include 17th- to 20th-century portraiture and works by the Scottish colourists.

The university’s collections are internationally renowned and have been officially recognised as being of national significance by the Scottish government.


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Venue details

King's Museum University of Aberdeen, Old Aberdeen Town House, High Street, Aberdeen Aberdeenshire AB24 3EN 01224 274330 www.abdn.ac.uk/kingsmuseum

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibitions to all

Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4.30pm