Aberdeen and the Northeast Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Aberdeen and the Northeast - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Aberdeen Art Gallery

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Housed in a 19th-century neoclassical building, the museum contains excellent paintings, prints, and drawings, sculpture, porcelain,...

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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This excellent museum, which incorporates the 1593 Provost Ross's House, tells the story of the city's involvement with the sea, from...

Brig o'Balgownie

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Until 1827, the only northern route out of Aberdeen was over the River Don on this single-arch bridge. It dates from 1314 and is thought...

Cruickshank Botanic Gardens

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Built on land bequeathed by Miss Anne Crickshank in memory of her beloved brother Alexander, the 11-acre Cruickshank Botanic Garden has...

Duthie Park

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A great place to feed the ducks, Duthie Park also has a boating pond, playgrounds, and carved wooden animals. In the attractive Winter...

King's College

  • Educational Institution

Founded in 1494, King's College is now part of the University of Aberdeen. Its chapel, built around 1500, has an unmistakable flying...

King's Museum

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In a modest town house across from the archway leading to King's College Chapel, this museum hosts constantly changing exhibitions. It...

Marischal College

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Founded in 1593 by the Earl Marischal (the keeper of the king's mares), Marischal College was a Protestant alternative to the Catholic...

Mercat Cross

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Built in 1686 and restored in 1820, the Mercat Cross (the term stems from "marketplace"), always the symbolic center of a Scottish medieval...

Old Town House

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Serving as a gateway to Aberdeen University, this plain but handsome Georgian building is a great place to learn about this ancient seat...