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Welcome to Aberdeenshire Museums Service’s Collections Search. 

With a collection of over 500,000 objects, we are continually working to digitise our records and images.

You can access our collections by using our simple, advanced, or expert search functions or by browsing thematic areas.  These options are accessed from the Search page.

We are also working to list our reference collection, which is available to search by selecting the ‘Library’ collection option within the search function.

The images and text published within this database are for personal use only and are not to be used for further reproduction or publication. The copyright holder for these digital images is Aberdeenshire Museums Service/Aberdeenshire Council. In the case of artworks and photographic images, the artist, maker, designer or their agent may hold copyright.

Our wide-ranging collections may contain objects considered contentious, offensive, or sacred to various groups. We endeavour to publish this data as sensitively as possible.

All collections queries, comments, or requests for image reproduction should be directed to

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