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
- 19th - 20th century tartans
- 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.
Opening Hours 2013
All year round. January to December: Fri, Sat & Mon. 11am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm
Additional summer hours. July and August only: Tues & Wed. 11am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm
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 2014
- Fire and Snow – The winter fire and light festivals in Scotland
- Homecoming 2014
- Those who never came Home – 100th Anniversary of the start of World War 1
- Aberdeenshire Archaeology
- St Ternan – Patron Saint of Banchory-Ternan
- Banchory River Festival - June2014
Address & Access
Parking: car park nearby on Dee Street, limited street parking beside museum
Access: whole museum accessible to wheelchair users.