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Aberdeenshire Museums Discovery Centre


The Discovery Centre
Mintlaw Industrial Estate, Station Road
AB42 5EE

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The Discovery Centre is located at Aberdeenshire Museum Service's headquarters in Mintlaw. It is the first publicly accessible store for the region’s museum service. It is a purpose-built museum storage facility and visitor centre. This state-of-the-art facility includes 810 square metres of environmentally-controlled storage space for collections ranging from fine art to botanical specimens.

For more information about the Discovery Centre or to arrange to view a specific item please contact us.

Opening times

The Discovery Centre is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm but we request that you book an appointment first. Guided tours are available on the second Saturday of every month between 9.00am and 1.00pm. Please contact us to book a place.


Car parking

Disabled access

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