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Provost Skene's House - Opening in Summer 2017- ?????

Will be nice when it is eventually opened but knowing the Aberdeen Councils track record it is... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2017
George B
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Sadly closed for the foreseeable

Closed to the public for the foreseeable future whilst the city council creates its latest planning... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2016
Maps608596
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“Its august 2018 it is still closed”
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**Provost Skene's House is temporarily closed to the Public** The House will be closed during the development of Marischal Square. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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Provost Skene House 5 Guestrow, Aberdeen AB10 1AS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The city planning committee is not fit for purpose letting this gem be overshadowed by monstrous carbuncles.

Thank Maigemu299
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a pity it hasnot been reopened, it would be another attraction for visitors. The building is quite unique, lets hope the reopenimg is not far off. Visit the maritime museum instead it is excellent.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Was to be a highlight of my visit to Aberdeen to see where the Family Skene made their name & fortune but just my luck, Closed and under major renovations ! Completely surrounded by safety fencing & Summer 2017 was long gone ?? Pity but...More

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abdnartmuseums, Manager at Provost Skene's House, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Provost Skene's House is closed due to the development of Marischal Square. We would advise anyone coming to the city to visit any of our venues to check our website first. It does state on our website that the house is closed at the moment....More

Reviewed June 26, 2017

another inside visit that is not accessible due to reconstruction. there seems to be a real reconstruction boom going on. not a good time for tourists.More

1  Thank r0landbrunner
abdnartmuseums, Manager at Provost Skene's House, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

We are sorry you tried to visit Provost Skene’s House. The building was closed to visitors in 2013 to accommodate the demolition of the surrounding building and regeneration of the site. We would encourage visitors to look at our website for opening hours of our...More

Reviewed May 3, 2017

Will be nice when it is eventually opened but knowing the Aberdeen Councils track record it is highly unlikely that it will meet the opening date.as the pavements around here have been announced will be delayed. Maybe they could use the time building a wall...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Closed to the public for the foreseeable future whilst the city council creates its latest planning disaster all around. What is it with Aberdeen? St Nicholas House was a disaster. Now being replaced by something which will soon be as bad. Or worse. Pity no...More

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abdnartmuseums, Manager at Provost Skene's House, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2016

Thanks for your review. Provost Skene's House is temporarily closed for essential building works and the installation of a new exhibition. It will reopen to visitors in the summer of 2017.

Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Interesting building and museum in the city centre. Spaces are well laid out and it's GI to explore the old house. Sons areas are narrow due to the age of the building. Historically interesting. Great cafe and friendly staff this is suitable for adults and...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed May 23, 2016

a really good place to go for local history buildings, but be careful of the ghost in the child's room lol

Thank James M
Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is an exilant place a lovely tea room at the ground floor and always intresting exibits when its open. shame it will probly be another few years before you can visit again.

Thank andrew_macleod
Reviewed October 26, 2015

One of the best places in city center to visit when in Aberdeen. It used to be hidden behind St Nicholas House (soon will be hide behind some shopping center) - beautiful old house with lovely exhibitions. Must see if you are interested in Scottish...More

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MillineryMaven
August 5, 2016|
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