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Current Exhibitions and upcoming events.

Landscapes of War

An exhibition exploring the hidden stories, memories and impacts of the Second World War on the coast of Fife and beyond.

Tall Tales of Fishing for Whales in the Frozen North
Wednesday, 7th December 2022 6:30 PM

Join us for this special event on Wednesday, 7th December to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022!

6.30PM: Private (last chance!) viewing of Arctic Ventures: Forgotten Stories of Scottish Whaling in our Scottish Whaling Gallery.

A final chance to see Caroline Hack’s textile art interpreting this brutal industry played out against the beautiful land and seascapes of the Arctic Circle.

7 - 8.30PM: Talk by Matt Ylitalo (University of St Andrews), followed by conversation with Matt and Caroline and time for Q&A.

Matt explores the fascinating people, journeys and experiences of Scottish whaling endeavors, drawing inspiration from the museum’s own historic collection.

Free entry but donations welcome. Reserve your ticket on Eventbrite.

Christmas Crafts! - 12th December 2022
Our Flagship
Boat on Water
The Museum's flagship, REAPER FR958, is a restored Fifie sailing herring drifter built in 1902. In total, the Museum has 19 historic vessels.
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Map showing Anstruther
We are beside the harbour in Anstruther which is on the Fife coast, 10 miles south of St Andrews
The Scottish Fisheries Museum Trust Ltd
St Ayles, Harbourhead, Anstruther, Fife KY10 3AB
E-mail: enquiries@scotfishmuseum.org
Tel (within UK): 01333 310628
Tel (from outside UK): +44 1333 310628
Charity Number: SC 006185
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