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

Stonehaven Tolbooth

We recently came across this article that was published in the Kincardineshire Observer/ Mearns Leader on 10th January 2014. It is still relevant to this day as the artefacts are on permanent display in the museum. Those interested in metal detecting and local history may wish to view these finds in the comfort of our museum.A coin dating back to the 13th century has been found in a field very close to Stonehaven harbour and is on show in the Tolbooth Museum.The coin is a Long Cross...

Lonely Plant 2019We are delighted to annouce that the museum has been included in the Lonely Planet's Great Britain Travel guide 2019-2020 as one of the two visitor attractions in Stonehaven (the other is Dunnottar castle). This is a tremendous accolade as the authors of the guide are independent, dedicated travellers who tell it like it is and never accept freebies or favours in return for positive reviews. The Guide will be published in May 2019.Although we are very proud of the museum and its artefacts...

It has just been announced that the Clock Tower in the High Street has been Highly Commended in the Aberdeenshire Architectural & Landscape Design Awards 2018. This is the latest in a series of awards for the renovation of the Clock Tower which has seen it changed from a building tetering on the edge of disrepair to one with a definite future. The small exhibition area highlights the restoration work and the famous Fire Balls ceremony.STA operate the Clock Tower on behalf of...

We are delighted to announce that the Stonehaven Tolbooth Association (STA) are now in a position to start the second phase of our attempt to create an extension to the museum. The first stage was drawing up plans and then seeking planning permission and listed building consent. This all came to fruition in December 2017 and since then we have had extensive discussions with various bodies on the next steps.It was decided that STA required professional help in creating a sound and robust...

Recently Mrs Joyce Stephen, latterly of Aberdeen, bequeathed an oil painting by George Kelly to the Tolbooth Museum. It is a striking picture of the Tolbooth and Stonehaven harbour. Although it is not dated it was probably painted in the 1950's as it shows the building without a roof and it is known that the roof was replaced circa 1961. We are gratefull for this bequest as it adds a little more to the known history of Stonehaven. By George Kelly

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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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