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.

King's Museum

Old Aberdeen Town House, High Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB24 3EN

01224 274330

Website

Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4.30pm


Exhibitions nearby

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