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Arctic Ventures: Forgotten stories of Scottish Whaling

This September, for Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, we will unveil a sparkling new version of our Scottish Whaling Gallery, enriched with a bespoke installation of exquisite textile art, inviting visitors to make a deeper and more imaginative connection with the subject matter.

FishNet Blog #3: The Long Winding Road to the Database

In October 2021, Anna was hired by the Scottish Fisheries Museum as a Digitisation Project Officer to deliver an exciting new project: the creation of an online database for a Recognised as Nationally Significant Collection. This is the story of many months of hard work spent developing this database.

Hidden Archive Revealed Online

The Scottish Fisheries Museum is delighted to announce the launch of a new online database designed to host its photographic collection.

Positive Currents Blog 1: Avian Flu in the Forth

In this blog post, we take a look at how organisations are responding to the outbreak of avian flu, and what you can do to help while still making the most of the Forth coast and its islands.

White Wing visit to Portsoy

Members of the Scottish Fisheries Museum Boats Club sailed the White Wing up the east coast to attend the Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy

Join our Team!

Join our Team!

08 June 2022

We currently have vacancies for staff and volunteers as we prepare for the summer season ahead.

Audio Guide App

Audio Guide App

03 June 2022

The Scottish Fisheries Museum has a new interactive tool to enhance visitors’ experience of its displays and galleries

Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Scout: A Companion in More Ways Than One

Scout is Joleen’s, the Scottish Fisheries Museum’s Kickstarter Apprentice, assistance dog. Joleen has worked with him since he was only 13 weeks old, and he is now three! Scout has become a great addition to the team here at the museum and brings light and joy to the office with a big smile and a wagging tail. In this blog post, Joleen shares the impact Scout has made on her everyday life.

FishNet Blog #2:

It was a difficult task to choose just ten photos out of a list of over sixty candidates for the “Snapshots of Memory” exhibition. Anna, our Digitisation Project Officer, writes again about the process of selecting the photographs that got displayed, while reflecting on those that were shortlisted.

FishNet Blog #1: Making

“Snapshots of Memory” is a new exhibition on show throughout April in the Scottish Fisheries Museum’s WAVES Café. To mark the occasion, Anna, our Digitisation Project Officer and curator of the exhibition, gives her insight into the inspiration and message behind the photographs on display.

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