The Scottish Fisheries Museum
An independent charity-run museum covering the history of the Scottish fishing industryand how it became such an important part of the lives of so many Scots.
About The Scottish Fisheries Museum
Our principal aim, in all of our efforts with regard to the displays in our extensive museum and our many educational and research activities, is to excite informed interest in the development of the Scottish commercial fishing industry among people of all ages in and beyond Scotland. The core story that we have to tell is the history of how, through a constant process of innovation, the Scottish fisheries became such an important part of the lives of so many Scots.
Our collections are truly inspiring. They permit us to exhibit wonderful examples of historic fishing boats and gear. They help us to illustrate the geography and social structures of our fishing communities. They allow us to honour their ways of life, skills, customs, dress, creativity and resilience, and to improve understanding of the various external circumstances, environmental, technological, political and commercial, which had and still continue to have such an impact upon them.
We take seriously the responsibilities that come with our belonging to a very special section of Scottish society, to men and women who, over the centuries, have faced both natural and man-made adversity and yet maintained a proud tradition and a distinct, but open, culture. In celebrating their achievements, we are proud to welcome all of our visitors, young and old, to an experience that will be both highly entertaining and informative.
All information (whether in text or photographs) is supplied in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact. We take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Scottish Fisheries Museum are accurate, please contact us at hello[@]whatsonnetwork.co.uk if any of the above information is incorrect.
Upcoming Events at The Scottish Fisheries Museum
Sorry, but we have no upcoming events for The Scottish Fisheries Museum. If you know of an event taking place at The Scottish Fisheries Museum or anywhere else in Fife tell us about it
and we'll list it on the website, for free!
More Museums in Fife
1-7 Abbot Street ,
Dunfermline KY12 7 N
Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G) - a new museum, gallery spaces, cafe, shop and reading rooms all adjoining the world's 1st Carnegie Library.
British Golf Museum Bruce Embankment ,
St Andrews KY16 9AB
Welcome to the British Golf Museum. From the 16th century to the present day, the whole history of the great game is explored under one roof.
High Street Ceres,
Cupar KY15 5NF
Fife Folk Museum in the village of Ceres, offers an interesting and entertaining day out for all the family with activities for all ages.
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum Moodie Street,
Dunfermline KY12 7PL
State of the art interactive displays, weaving demonstrations,temporary exhibitions, children’s activities, a delightful café & garden, museum shop and a unique events space.
Kinburn Park Doubledykes Road,
St Andrews KY16 9DP
St Andrews Museum is a stunning Victorian mansion nestled in the grounds of Kilnburn Park.
Kirkcaldy Galleries War Memorial Gardens,
Kirkcaldy KY1 1YG
Kirkcaldy Galleries offers visitors a library, museum, art gallery, local & family history room, cafe, gift shop and children's areas - all under one roof!
131 High Street ,
Burntisland KY3 9AA
One of Scotland's only museums of communication, with a regular programme of exhibitions and events.
272 High Street,
Methil KY8 3EQ
A popular community museum with a permanent display about the Levenmouth area.
Families across Fife can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities this Summer, making it easy to find something to do close to home... and the best thing is, they're all FREE!
With Pro Footballer appearances, Pro Coaches and plenty of prizes, sign up for ProAcademy's Virtual Summer Camp, it will be a great two weeks of football!
Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at The Jack & Jill Market on the 1st August in The Vine Conference Centre.
Join us at the Adam Smith Theatre for a glorious celebration of the 30 year anniversary of the classic album ‘The Same Sky’.
It’s pirates, ships and buried treasure for Summer 2020 in Quantum Theatre’s new adaptation of Robert Louis- Stevenson’s classic adventure, Treasure Island!