Please choose a different date. Today, the care of these collections is enhanced by a purpose-built conservation laboratory. James Grant, 'Grant Bey'. It has some very rare artifacts, including Egyptian and European Artifacts. In the centre of Aberdeen, the Museum lies in the University of Aberdeen's Marischal College, the second-largest granite structure in the world. This has resulted in collections of high quality material, most notably Egyptian and Classical antiquities, non-Western ethnography, Scottish prehistory and numismatics, that rank alongside the largest in Scotland. Start the tour in the app, put your phone in your pocket, and let us guide you around Aberdeen.
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Thousands of people have loved our 5-star rated live tours and now you can experience them with freedom of an audio guide! World Class Museum that is relatively unknown outside Aberdeen, I tell you, the Marshall Museum is fantastic. Later in 19C Marischal College and King's College were amalgamated as the University of Aberdeen. The museum and Picture Gallery are located within the eastern range of the Tudor-style quadrangle that Archibald Simpson designed to replace the dilapidated original college buildings. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit. Thanks Trip Advisor for the wild goose chase! Marischal College was founded in 1593. Marischal Museum is CLOSED to the general public meantime due to building work. Construction of the building began in 1830s and was completed in 1906. Scots In The Canadian Fur Trade Explored At Marischal Museum, Funding Boost For Four Small Innovative Scottish Museums, Ten Museums And Galleries In Running For Art Fund £5 Million, Tattooed Maori Heads Return To New Zealand From Aberdeen Museum. The museum was founded in 1786, with material that has been donated by generations of friends and graduates of the University. Four Scottish heritage projects specially designated to increase access to collections have been given the green light to receive extra funding.