King's Museum

Aberdeenshire, AB24 3EE

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

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.

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.

Venue information

Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4.30pm

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