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King's Museum

Temporarily closed

Aberdeenshire

Free to all


King's Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

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

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 collection

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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