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The Life of a Shipshape Trainee 5

As the year draws to a close and we prepare to say goodbye to 2020, we also bid farewell to our Trainee, Hannah Fraser



21 January 2021 - 19 March 2021

An online exhibition of knitted herring inspired by the unique knitting heritage of coastal fishing communities of Scotland.

Scottish Fisheries Museum “Weathering the Storm” through funding success

The Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther has secured vital funds of over £100,000 through the Museum Galleries Scotland Recovery and Resilience Fund

Scottish Fisheries Museum receives Award for Excellence

At last night’s ceremony, the Scottish Fisheries Museum was awarded the prestigious national prize in honour of NHS-UK’s late Director, Martyn Heighton for our three-phase conservation of the historic fishing boat, the Reaper.

Traditional materials are the best choice for Reaper

Preserving the wood and the appearance of the museum’s flagship vessel, Reaper, is a top priority for the Boats Club.

Photography Exhibition by Emily Noakes and Caroline MacDonald

To brighten up these weird, wintry days come and enjoy something warming from our tearoom and browse these lovely photos by Emily and Caroline in our Merchant’s Room.

Anchored - new episodes

Listen to the latest episodes in our podcast series looking at the affect the pandemic has had on maritime industries.

Sketching Scotland

Sketching Scotland’s coastline has never been easier with VisitScotland

Enhance your visit with our new App

We are launching our new Scottish Fisheries Museum Guide web app to compliment your visit to our museum, shop and tearoom.

Knitting the Herring is here!

The Scottish Fisheries Museum is delighted to announce the launch of our Knitting the Herring website!

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