Scottish Fisheries Museum


Website: Scottish Fisheries Museum

Tel: 01333 310628

Our Flagship


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


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


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.

  • 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

  • Looking for a Tearoom Manager – exciting opportunity

    After a very successful eight years in charge Sheila Taylor has decided to retire from running the busy shop and tearoom at the Scottish Fisheries Museum. There is an opportunity, therefore, for someone to take on and develop the Tearoom offering with a new preparation workroom for expending the menu. The Museum is looking to make some […] Read more

  • Do you remember the Empire Cinema?

    The Scottish Fisheries Museum recently purchased the former Empire Cinema building and we are keen to piece together the history of the building and any memories local people may have. As yet we have not located any images of the building in use as a cinema – can you help? It now appears that it […] Read more

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