Provost Skene's House, Aberdeen

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See an excellent example of early medieval burgh architecture at Provost Skene's House, the 16th-century home of Provost of Aberdeen George Skene. Explore rooms furnished in 17th-, 18th-, and early 19th-century styles with luxurious furniture and decor. Carved plaster ceilings top off the 17th-century room, and the costume gallery displays fascinating examples of historical fashion. Don't miss the coin collections or the attic, where a Renaissance painted ceiling depicts religious scenes. Use our Aberdeen journey builder site to arrange your visit to Provost Skene's House and other attractions in Aberdeen.
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  • Was to be a highlight of my visit to Aberdeen to see where the Family Skene made their name & fortune but just my luck, Closed and under major renovations ! Completely surrounded by safety fencing & S...  more »
  • another inside visit that is not accessible due to reconstruction. there seems to be a real reconstruction boom going on. not a good time for tourists.  more »
  • Will be nice when it is eventually opened but knowing the Aberdeen Councils track record it is highly unlikely that it will meet the opening date.as the pavements around here have been announced will ...  more »
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  • Only spent 5 hours on a packed train and the cost of a hotel to visit Aberdeen and it's currently CLOSED tourist attractions. Reflects my first impression of this neglected city. Don't bother visiting Aberdeen go to York!
  • A fine little museum rich in Aberdeen history. Provost Skene's House really gives you a sense of the times. Entry is free and it is located near City Centre.

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