The Tolbooth Museum


LocationAberdeen
RegionScotland
AddressCastle Street, Aberdeen
AB11 5BQ
Tel03000 200293
Website(s)www.aagm.co.uk


AccessibilityNot accessible


Accredited museumYes


Collection typeSocial History
DescriptionPreserved 17th-century Scottish gaol. The Wardhouse was a prison for those awaiting either trial in the adjacent court or punishment. Through reconstructions, models, displays and interactive exhibits, the museum traces the history and development of crime and punishment in Aberdeen, local history and government.


Opening hoursMon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-3
AdmissionFree
Attendance9,188 (2011-2012)


Governing bodyAberdeen City Council


Date last updated10/01/2018