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Tolbooth Museum, Stonehaven Harbour, Aberdeenshire AB39 2JU 07512 466329

Stonehaven Tolbooth

Stonehaven Tolbooth Association (STA) is delighted to announce that today (21st December) it received full planning permission and listed building consent for the proposed alterations to Stonehaven’s Tolbooth. Given the nature of this iconic building, which was constructed at the end of the 16th century and its location in the idyllic setting of Stonehaven harbour, the Association always knew that the planning process would be challenging. However, we have been fortunate enough to liaise with...

On Saturday 28th October George Swapp visited the museum to sign copies of his latest book entitled 'Stonehaven Street Names'. The event was hosted by the Stonehaven Heritage Society who published the book and additional copies can be obtained by contacting the Society. There was a large turnout of the local community who wished to purchase a signed copy of the book and to reminisce with George over the history of Stonehaven.Thanks to the Society for providing the refreshments and creating...

The museum frequently finds coins of different currencies in our donation box and we welcome all such donations. However, we recently discovered an unusual coin in the box. Whilst the museum appreciates such gestures, in this particular case we have some concerns that the donor may have some sentimental and/or financial attachment to the coin and that the donation was made by accident. If you are that donor and you wish to recover the coin please contact us with details of the coin (full...

Since we took over the museum from Aberdeenshire Council the committee has had concerns over the low level of lighting available in the building. Neither the Council nor ourselves had the financial resources to renew the lighting but the committee were determined to find a solution. After a number of years of fund raising, together with two donations from the Stonehaven & District Lions Club and a sizeable grant from the Meikle Carewe Windfarm Community Fund, we are now in a position to...

Museum ArtefactsThe Tolbooth museum has been fortunate to gain a student placement this year. Amanda is studying for a museum based degree at Aberdeen University and is spending a considerable part of her summer break working at the Tolbooth. Amanda's first project has been to review our asset register and bring it up to date. Not an easy task ! Once this project is completed we hope that Amanda will have sufficient time left to provide advice on the best way to display some of our artefacts, work on a...

Opening Hours

Free Admission - Everyone Welcome

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 12:30 - 15:30
Sunday 12:30 - 15:30

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Stonehaven Tolbooth

Stonehaven Tolbooth Association
Old Pier, Stonehaven Harbour,
Aberdeenshire,
AB39 2JU. UK
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Phone: (mob) 07512 466329 (Opening hours only)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stonehaventolbooth
OSCR Charity: SC043279
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