Scottish Fisheries Museum

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Website: Scottish Fisheries Museum

Tel: 01333 310628

Our Flagship

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The Museum’s flagship, REAPER FR958, is a restored Fifie sailing herring drifter built in 1902. In total, the Museum has 19 historic vessels.

Museum welcomes Year of Food and Drink

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2015 has been designated Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink and there will be plenty to see, do and taste at the Scottish Fisheries Museum.

Tea Room

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With adjoining courtyard patio, the Tearoom offers a selection of hot and cold snacks, teas, coffee and homebaking, last orders 1 hour before Museum closes.

  • Faroese Choir Performance on Friday 2nd June

    The Scottish Fisheries Museum is very much looking forward to greeting “The church choir Ljómur” from the Faroe Islands to Anstruther on Friday 2nd June and hopes the community will turn out to extend that warm welcome to our visitors with whom of course we have links via the Fishing Industry across the North Atlantic. […] Read more

  • MEGAGAME in Anstruther on Saturday!

    If you fancy a unique gaming experience this Saturday, the museum is running a MEGAGAME! Teams of 3 players can compete to see if their fishing village becomes a boomtown during the early 19th century. Don’t worry if you don’t have a team in advance, you can be allocated one on the day! To book […] Read more

  • Royal Visit to Anstruther

    A photo of the visit by the King of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf, to the Scottish Fisheries Museum on 2nd October. After a local fish supper, The King and his party spent forty-five minutes on a guided tour led by volunteer guide Rodger McAslan and expressed interest in the museum’s extensive displays and collection of […] Read more

  • Can you help with names, dates and other local knowledge?

    Developing: Knowledge Exhibition, 1-29 October 2016 The Scottish Fisheries Museum holds around fourteen thousand negatives in its collection, many of which have remained unseen for some time. Developing: Knowledge reveals a selection of recently digitised negatives and offers an interesting opportunity for the public to contribute to our records. Set in the informal Tearoom Merchant’s […] Read more

  • Autumn Arts Club at the Scottish Fisheries Museum : A series of creative workshops for children of all abilities aged 7 – 12

    Sustainable Shoals Sculpture Friday 28th August, 4.00-6.00 pm (Parents can drop in from 5pm onwards) Use textiles, recycled materials and clay to create a giant fish shoal sculpture that teaches us about the importance of sustainable fishing. A Fisherman’s Verse Saturday 5th September, 2.00-4.00 pm The sea’s dangers and the hazards faced by fishermen have […] Read more


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