The Satrosphere Science Center, The Tramsheds
This location encourages children to engage in discovery and science. In fact, the exhibits are mostly intended for younger children, giving them a hands-on experience to keep them entertained while teaching about their surroundings. You can leave your kids there, as you can take a snack at a nearby café and shop. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
When in Aberdeen, you can’t miss the Marischal College, which is the 2nd biggest granite structure in the world. This is second only to the El Escorial of Spain. It now houses the municipal offices of the city, but it is still a sight to marvel with such an impressive structure. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
The Aberdeen Maritime Museum is located in the old 16th century Provost Ross’s House. It boasts an extensive collection of models, paintings, and photos that document the development of the port of Dee estuary. It also displays the Aberdeen clippers and the Stornaway, a prototype made for Jardine Matheson in 1850. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
Aberdeen Art Gallery
This structure houses a collection of paintings from 17th to 20th century. It displays the most famous portraits of Raeburn, as well as works by William Daniell, William Turner, and David Hockney. It also presents works from impressionists like Monet, Pissaro, Bonnard, and Sisley. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
Provost Skene’s House
This house is known as the oldest standing residence in Aberdeen. It was once the home of Sir George Skene of Rubislaw. This structure now houses an excellent museum with displays of some locally excavated religious paintings, artifacts, and costumes. There are also plasterwork from the 17th century bedroom and wooden ceilings. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
Castlegate and The Mercat Cross
An evidence of the old medieval town of Aberdeen is still visible around this place. Even with the centuries that have passed, this remained the center of the city. Despite the absence of the castle, the tower from the 14th century Tolbooth still serves as the oldest building. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
The oldest bridge in Scotland is the Brig o’Balgownie. The walk through Seaton Park down to this old bridge should be worth it because of the great history behind it. This was built around 1607 by the order of Robert the Bruce. The Brig o’Dee is another old bridge that dates back from the 1520s, decorated with interesting inscriptions and coats-of-arms. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
Cruickshank Botanic Gardens
This picturesque structure is set on the campus of the King’s College in Old Aberdeen. This place is worth the visit because it contains marvelous displays of sub-tropical and alpine collections. It also features some 11-acre place with sunken garden, shrub, herbaceous borders, and rose garden, among others. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
The University and King’s College
This place was built in 1494 in the popularly known Old Aberdeen. The University and King’s College of Aberdeen already received its charter from King James IV. This structure can be identified with its enormous tower and the stone dome, which were the only remaining structure of its kind. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!
St. Machar’s Cathedral, The Chanonry
This cathedral was thought of as the site of the small chapel built by St. Machar in 581. Its succeeding cathedral was built in 1136, but the earliest work in the current building dates back from the 14th century and was concluded in 1552. It should be a place worth visiting if you are in for some Celtic history and stunning historic locations.