Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Aberdeenshire  /  Aberdeen  /  Historic Sites  /  The Tolbooth Museum

The Tolbooth Museum, Aberdeen

Categories: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums, Museums, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
The Tolbooth Museum is located in Aberdeen. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Aberdeen holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Tolbooth Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • You can visit the whole museum in less than half and hour but it's free and it's a good time. Don't take children or elderly people. There are really narrow and steep stairs 
  • this free museum allows you to climb a very steep circular staircase and see cells prisoners were kept in during the 1600's. The displays are very good and you can't beat the price: FREE! 
  • What a gem, climb the spiral stairs and see some of the cells used to hold people that owed debts, liars and slanderers. This is not for the disabled and the staircase is narrow. A free to enter museu...  read more »
  • Great fun, free. Stone spiral staircases burrow through this fascinating collection of crime and punishment related artefacts from the distant Aberdonian past.
  • Lovely little museum showing the history of the jail. It's free and takes about 30 minutes. You need to be willing to walk up and down lots a spiral staircases. You have been warned! ☺
  • Interesting tales of crime, incarceration and escape in this small, free museum. An amusing half-hour trip in your imagination back in time!
  • Small museum with lots of narrow stone steps, interesting and unusual
  • Small but mighty
Nearby Attractions
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 3​h
Visit for 2​h 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m