The Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre is located at the headquarters of Aberdeenshire Museum Service. It is the first publicly accessible store for the county’s museum service and was built with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. It is a purpose built museum storage facility and visitor centre. This state of the art facility includes 810 square metres of environmentally controlled storage space for collections ranging from fine art to botanical specimens.

For more information about the Discovery Centre or to arrange to view a specific item please contact us.

Opening times

The Discovery Centre is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm. Guided tours are available the second Saturday of every month between 9.00am and 1.00pm. Please contact us to book a place.

Contact the museum

You can contact the Discovery Centre in writing, by telephone or email:

The Discovery Centre
Mintlaw Industrial Estate
Station Road
AB42 5EE
Telephone: 01467 536544

View the Discovery Centre location map.

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