Banchory Museum

Banchory Museum

MGC Registered Museum

Visit Banchory Museum - gateway to Royal Deeside - and learn about the history of Banchory and its most famous son, musician and composer, J. Scott Skinner, the "Strathspey King".

In our permanent collection you will also see:

  • Aberdeenshire archaeology
  • Deeside natural history
  • Displays of local culture and traditions

Banchory Blethers reminiscence and discussion sessions are held in the Museum on the 1st Monday of the month from October through till March.

The Museum also helps with Genealogy and Local History queries and over winter provides an information point for both visitors and locals.

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Opening Hours 2016 - 2017
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 11am - 3pm. Thursday 10.30am - 2.30pm CLOSED Sunday


The Museum runs in partnership with Banchory Heritage Society and Banchory Library for many of our events and displays.  There is also a team of volunteers who help out and add their experience to the work that the Museum does.

Please phone for special visits or to ask about the 'Blethers' or volunteering opportunities. Tel: 01330 823367


Exhibitions and events for 2017

Please watch this space for any future events.



Address & Access

Bridge Street
AB31 5SX

Social Care and Health

Location Map

Parking: car park nearby on Dee Street, limited street parking beside museum
Access: whole museum accessible to wheelchair users.

Disabled Access Guide for Banchory Museum.

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