Sights & Attractions in Aberdeen and the Northeast


Things to Do in Aberdeen

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Housed in a 19th-century neoclassical building,...
Museums / Galleries Around Union Street
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
This excellent museum, which incorporates the...
Museums / Galleries Around Union Street
Brig o'Balgownie
Until 1827, the only northern route out of...
Bridges / Tunnels Old Aberdeen
Cruickshank Botanic Gardens
Built on land bequeathed by Miss Anne...
Parks Old Aberdeen
Duthie Park
A great place to feed the ducks, Duthie Park also...
Parks Around Union Street
King's College
Founded in 1494, King's College is now part of...
Educational Institutions Old Aberdeen
King's Museum
In a modest town house across from the archway...
Museums / Galleries Old Aberdeen
Marischal College
Founded in 1593 by the Earl Marischal (the...
Educational Institutions Around Union Street
Mercat Cross
Built in 1686 and restored in 1820, the Mercat...
Memorials / Monuments Around Union Street
Old Town House
Serving as a gateway to Aberdeen University, this...
Houses / Mansions Old Aberdeen
Provost Skene's House
Now a museum portraying civic life, the restored...
Museums / Galleries Around Union Street
Rosemount Viaduct
Three silvery, handsome buildings on this bridge...
Religious Sites Around Union Street
St. Machar's Cathedral
It's said that St. Machar was sent by St....
Religious Sites Old Aberdeen
St. Nicholas Kirk
The original burgh church, the Mither Kirk, as...
Religious Sites Around Union Street
The city was governed from this 17th-century...
Museums / Galleries, Historic Districts / Sites Around Union Street
Union Street
This great thoroughfare is to Aberdeen what...
Neighborhoods / Streets Around Union Street
Union Terrace
In the 19th-century development of Union Terrace...
Neighborhoods / Streets Around Union Street


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