Provost Skene's House, Aberdeen

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#6 of 18 in Historic Sites in Aberdeen
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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  • June 26, 2017
    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 »
  • May 3, 2017
    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 »
  • September 18, 2016
    Closed to the public for the foreseeable future whilst the city council creates its latest planning disaster all around. What is it with Aberdeen? St Nicholas House was a disaster. Now being replaced ...  more »
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  • 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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