Arbuthnot Museum

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Discover the wealth of Peterhead's maritime history in one of Aberdeenshire's oldest museums. See models showing the development of Peterhead fishing boats and find out about:

  • Peterhead's past
  • An important collection of Inuit artifacts
  • Arctic animals, including a polar bear
  • Whaling
  • One of Northern Scotland's largest coin collections
  • Temporary exhibitions with regularly changing program of events in Arbuthnot Museum gallery
  • A large collection of photos of Peterhead and the surrounding area


  • Opening Times

    Open All Year

    •Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
    •Saturday 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm
    •Closed Wednesday, Sunday and public holidays
  • Facilities
    • Parking
  • Accessibility
    • Disabled Access

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