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

King EdwardWe 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...

Clock TowerIt 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...

1 External ViewWe 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...

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Monday 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Thursday 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Friday 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Saturday 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Sunday 1:30pm - 4:30pm

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Stonehaven Tolbooth
Stonehaven Tolbooth Association
Old Pier, Stonehaven Harbour,
Scotland. United Kingdom
AB39 2JU
Phone: (mob) 07512 466329 (Opening hours only)
OSCR Charity: SC043279
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