Preserving the rich heritage of Alford and Donside for future generations

Alford Heritage Museum Aerial Photograph

Alford Heritage Museum, Aberdeenshire

Now Open For 2023

The museum is now open for the 2023 summer season. Please keep an eye on our website for the latest museum news and events.

The museum aims to preserve and share the rural heritage of the North East of Scotland and of the Alford and Donside area in particular. It is housed in the old market building (The Mart), whose sale ring is still intact, and it has an extensive collection of exhibits relating to farming and rural life. Other exciting features of the Museum include the Old Schoolroom, Farmhouse Kitchen, Souter’s Workshop, Tailor’s Shop and Old-style Grocer’s Shop.

Virtual Tour

Why not take the free 360 degrees virtual tour online? We also have a number of games and activities.

All this can be found here.

Our Sponsors

The museum is incredibly grateful for the support of our 2023 sponsors. Please see Sponsorship for more information.

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