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Kipper's Collections 3

Kipper's Collections 3

25 February 2021

This week Kipper finds a pair of spooky sea boots, where has he ventured to this time?

Kipper's Collections 2

Kipper's Collections 2

11 February 2021

This time Kipper has ventured outside in the cold and below the deck of the Reaper.

By the Seaside: Heritage, Healing and New Horizons

The role the sea plays in emotional, mental and physical well-being.

Kipper's Collections 1

Kipper's Collections 1

28 January 2021

Kipper has discovered what seems to be a unicorn horn? Learn more in the first of “Kipper’s Collections”

The Life of a Shipshape Trainee 5

As the year draws to a close and we prepare to say goodbye to 2020, we also bid farewell to our Trainee, Hannah Fraser



20 December 2020

An online exhibition of knitted herring inspired by the unique knitting heritage of coastal fishing communities of Scotland.

Scottish Fisheries Museum “Weathering the Storm” through funding success

The Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther has secured vital funds of over £100,000 through the Museum Galleries Scotland Recovery and Resilience Fund

Scottish Fisheries Museum receives Award for Excellence

At last night’s ceremony, the Scottish Fisheries Museum was awarded the prestigious national prize in honour of NHS-UK’s late Director, Martyn Heighton for our three-phase conservation of the historic fishing boat, the Reaper.

Traditional materials are the best choice for Reaper

Preserving the wood and the appearance of the museum’s flagship vessel, Reaper, is a top priority for the Boats Club.

Photography Exhibition by Emily Noakes and Caroline MacDonald

To brighten up these weird, wintry days come and enjoy something warming from our tearoom and browse these lovely photos by Emily and Caroline in our Merchant’s Room.

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