Learning for Adult Groups
First, spend time exploring our galleries
Tours can be either guided or self-guided:
- Our knowledgeable volunteer guides can accompany you on a general tour of the museum or can tailor the tour to suit the topic being studied.
- Self-guided tours allow you the flexibility to create their own experience in the galleries supported by our Educational Resources.
Museum tours can last between 60 – 90 minutes depending on your group’s requirements
After a short break choose one of our optional activities and/or workshops
You can choose one of our self-led workshops or perhaps you would enjoy one of our activity workshops with our partner organisations.
Self-led activities in our Education Centre:
- Handling box in education centre afterwards with self led activity sheet for group leaders – topics cover WWII, the Fisherman’s Cottage and the Fisherlasses – these are perfect for creating discussions and for having reminiscence sessions.
Activities with partner organisations:
- Come on board our flagship the Reaper!
Join our knowledgeable crew and have a tour around our historical Herring fishing boat, available from April - September (dependant on crew availability)
*Not suitable for wheelchair access
- Safety At Sea - combine your visit to the museum with a visit to the local RNLI station!
Visit the museum then learn about the importance of the RNLI volunteers in supporting fishermen and other people who go to sea. This theme is supported by our new “Fishing in Scotland” resource. Topics which can be incorporated into the tour are navigational instruments, equipment and clothing, communication, folklore and superstition, lighthouses, lifesaving and rescue, and the Museum’s very important and unique ‘Memorial room’.
Call Roger Grundy on 01333 312447 to book a visit to the RNLI station as part of your visit to the museum
Pre and post visit resources
Our handling boxes are perfect for reminiscence sessions, and fact sheets can be used to prepare for your visit, or to follow up on your visit to the museum. More information on handling boxes can be found here (link to resources)
To book your visit please see our planning a visit page