The Tolbooth Museum, Aberdeen

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  • This museum is a must for any with a desire for the past history. This place does have very narrow stairs so take care. They do have a opportunity to use a elevator there but it must only be operated ...  more »
  • This museum is small, but I found that the subject matter was entirely engaging emotionally. It tells the history of the site and building. The most interesting aspect is that it uses real life histor...  more »
  • Was all a bit too creepy for our children (7 and 8) - 8y old eventually found the courage to visit the cells while I sat with the youngest.  more »
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  • A very interesting walk around the old building. The exhibitions are limited but include historic maps of Aberdeen, as well as miniature models and an old city drum dating from the 1800s. If you are interested in architecture the building itself is about as interesting as anything inside.
  • Old maps of Aberdeen are displayed in the museum, it shows the change of land use and town expansion over time, very intriguing. Also the history of Tolbooth and related stories can be found. Staff is knowledgable, he told us other interesting facts of building. It is small and free, better than ghost house in amusement park, worthy to visit.
  • A very interesting museum, entrance is free. Any ladies who visit it would be a good idea to wear a pair of flat shoes, as the stairs are steep narrow and winding to say the least. Be sure to give a donation on your way out, to help keep this fantastic museum open.
  • A must see if you are just visiting Aberdeen. Completely free and historically enriching I loved it. I've gone back at least 2 times since being here.
  • Nice free museum to learn a bit about Aberdeen's history. Really interesting and the staff is really nice.

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