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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

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.

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.

Museum Launches new website

Welcome to the new website of the Scottish Fisheries Museum.

We have upgraded our site to make it responsive for mobile phones and tablets. You will find all the information you need still here on the site, so please explore our new menus.

We are still finalising the pages so, if you do notice any problems or glitches, please let us know or contact the site developer Allan Winter at: winterak@winterscomputing.co.uk

Museums receives funding for major exhibition

Museums receives funding for major exhibition - Stories, Stones and Bones: Scottish Fisheries Museum celebrates £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant as part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017.

East Neuk Unearthed

East Neuk Unearthed

06 May 2017

To celebrate the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology we travel through time to discover the history that lies hidden all around us and in the earth beneath our feet. Using objects from our own collections, plus local finds borrowed from National Museums Scotland and other collections in Fife, the exhibition will provide lots of opportunities for visitors to get hands on with history.

Shipshape 2 Project wins funding boost

Shipshape 2 Project wins funding boost National Historic Ships UK has secured Heritage Lottery Fund support for the second phase of this skills training project in which the Scottish Fisheries Museum is a partner.

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