Aberdeen Art Gallery, throughout the year, showcases an exciting programme of exhibitions and displays, which complements its permanent collection of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and costume. The Gallery's own collection of contemporary art is regarded as one of the best in the country as is the impressive collection of British 20th century art.
The award-winning Maritime Museum tells the story of the North Sea and its importance to the city of Aberdeen through multi-media, paintings and artefacts.
The University of Aberdeen’s Marischal Museum has an exceptionally rich collection of objects, notably Egyptian and Classical antiquities, non-Western ethnography, Scottish prehistory and numismatics, that rank alongside the largest in Scotland. The museum has an excellent track record of ensuring that its collection is used to inspire and educate a wide range of visitors through innovative exhibitions, evening lectures, an award-winning schools service, a young archaeologists club, alongside resources for higher education and support for researchers.
Marischal Museum is one of the University's seven museum collections of national and international importance. Read more: