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Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY

Monday 28 May

Hands-on history: Aberdeen Greats

Discover some famous sons and daughters of the Granite City through objects associated with them, including a Bill Gibb drawing, a Donald Dinnie medal, John Brown’s hip flask and an Annie Lennox LP.

 

Monday 4 June

Historical hazards

Curator Morna Annandale reveals the sometimes surprising hidden dangers in museum collections.

 

Monday 11 June

Hands-on history: Maker’s Mark

The story of industry and craft in Aberdeen as told through objects including a sample of grass used in the paper making industry, a Lundie violin and shoemaker’s last.

 

Monday 18 June

Exhibition tour: View From the Deck

Join us for an informal tour of our current exhibition and explore the art of Sue Jane Taylor, whose work documents and interprets Scotland’s offshore oil industry.

 

Monday 25 June

Hands-on history: Sickness and Health

Get up close to real museum objects and discover how they help tell the history of our city. This eclectic Treasure Box features a Victorian mourning brooch, an ear trumpet and a prosthetic hand.

 

Monday 2 July

Hands-on history: Walking the Mat

Hold real museum objects and share your own stories of stepping out in the Silver City. Objects include opera glasses, a Harlem Globetrotters tour programme and satin dancing shoes.

 

Image: Photographic glass slide from the Aberdeen Greats Treasure Box: New Marischal College, George Washington Wilson & Co, 1901-6

 

Dementia Friends

  • When

    May. 28 - Jul. 2, 2018 2:00pm — 3:30pm

  • Ticket Info
    Booking required - select the date you prefer.
  • Cost
    Free
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