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New display on Fishermen at War opens

To commemorate fishermen and their role in wartime, on Saturday the 11th of November, the Scottish Fisheries Museum opened its new gallery which tells the story of fisher folk and the fishing industry during wartime.

Reaper at Rosyth for restoration

The Reaper made her way up river last week to Rosyth Naval Dockyard where she will undergo a comprehensive restoration programme

Merchant's Room : Emily Noakes & Caroline McDonald

A beautiful selection of canvas-mounted and framed images.

Visserstruien : Traditional Dutch Ganseys

Exhibition showcasing over 30 of textile expert Stella Ruhe’s hand-knitted garments based on her extensive research of traditional designs

Forthcoming exhibition : Visserstruien : Traditional Dutch Ganseys

In October the Scottish Fisheries Museum will welcome a touring exhibition of ganseys that highlights the links between fishing communities across the North Sea.

Merchant's Room : The St Andrews Photographers

Exhibition by a group of local photographers who have united under the banner of “The St Andrews Photographers” to share their vision of the great beauty of our environment.

Grant for Reaper refit announced

An important step forward in the planned refit of Reaper, the Museum’s 1903 Fifie Herring Drifter, was made on Friday 5th August 2017 when Fiona Hyslop MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs came aboard Reaper to announce that the Scottish Government have awarded the Museum a grant of £500,000 to enable the refit of the boat to go ahead.

In Focus

In Focus

04 August 2017

A personal insight into the Scottish Fisheries Museum’s photography collection.

Merchant's Room : James More Horsburgh

An exhibition of the much-admired work of the late artist More Horsburgh, fisherman of Pittenweem.

Plans for Reaper forge ahead

This coming year promises to be another important and interesting year for Reaper, as the long-planned major refit is organised and planned to ensure that she can continue to play her outreach role for Scotland’s fishing communities.

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