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Knitting the Herring

Knitting the Herring

10 December 2021 - 27 February 2022

The history, uses, creativity and traditions held within fisherman’s ganseys and incorporating SHOAL, an artwork created by knitters from across Scotland and beyond.

New Mast for the Reaper

Modern boatbuilding techniques ensure that the last of the great first-class scottish herring luggers will sail again.

Digital Internship

We have a rare opportunity to join us as part of the Go Industrial team!

Scottish Fisheries Museum wins National Award

The Scottish Fisheries Museum has won a prestigious Engaging People Award from the Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI) for engaging communities during Lockdown through Knitting the Herring - Scotland’s National Gansey Project.

Merchant's Room : Emily Noakes and Caroline MacDonald Winter Exhibition

A new selection of photographic scenes from two of our regular exhibitors

HRH The Princess Royal  Visits the Scottish Fisheries Museum

The Scottish Fisheries Museum was delighted to welcome HRH The Princess Royal for a private visit on Friday 15 October.

Superstition and Witchcraft  in Scottish Fishing Communities

Merchant’s Room display exploring some of these longstanding practices and beliefs.

Historic Barometer Gifted to Scottish Fisheries Museum

The Scottish Fisheries Museum has been gifted an historic and poignant wooden Barometer presented to a fisherman who lost three sons in the Eyemouth Fishing Disaster which took 189 lives 140 years ago, on 14 October 1881.

Powering Our People

Scottish Fisheries Museum to be partners in a nationwide project to address skills gap and ensure future for nationally significant heritage collections launched by Industrial Museums Scotland

Merchant's Room : Arthur Nuttall Autumn Exhibition

Merchant's Room : Arthur Nuttall Autumn Exhibition

01 September 2021 - 31 October 2021

We are really happy to welcome back retired Anster fisherman-turned-painter Arthur Nuttall to our Merchant’s Room this September.

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