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

Stonehaven Tolbooth

On Tuesday 2nd October the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay made a private visit to the Tolbooth museum. Their Royal Highnesses were given a tour of the museum and were impressed with the quality and quantity of artefacts on display; many stimulating searching questions. Due to the fact that the museum is run entirely by volunteers the Duke and Duchess went out of their way to speak to as many of the 'red fleeced' volunteers as possible. The whole visit was conducted in a very informal and...

We now live in a society which is gradually moving away from cash and adopting the use of 'plastic'. On the one hand this can be considered a good move as there is less weight to carry around in either the purse or pocket and it is far more convenient for the majority of individuals. However, there is another side to the argument; charities like ourselves rely heavily on cash donations from our visitors. Less cash being carry around means that eventually cash donations will decline with an...

It was sadness that we learnt that the Stonehaven Heritage Society had decided to wind up its activities. The Society has been active for nearly 40 years and in that time it has researched Stonehaven's rich history, educated the community and answered innumerable questions raised by the Stonehaven diaspora. It has also played a significant role in maintaining links between the local community and expatriats. However, time moves on and evidently it was becoming more and more difficult to find...

Queens AwardThe Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. The selection process is very rigorous and involves some initial paperwork (of course) and then an assessment by numerous committees on the benefits that the group brings to the local community. Frequently...

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...

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Stonehaven Tolbooth

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