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The museum has a strong record of research and inquiry into issues relating to the Scottish fishing industry. We provide facilities and access to the collections for researchers and also publish the results of research undertaken by our staff and volunteers.

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Our library holds material useful for research and is open by appointment.
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Based at the museum, the Foundation supports fisheries research.
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The museum has published a small number of books.
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Research published by other organisations.
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A map to guide you on a walking tour of historic sites around Anstruther.
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The Anstruther Whale Fishery Company in the context of the Scottish whaling industry.
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Online exhibition exploring the future of our seas for SFM @ 50
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Capturing the cultural heritage of Clyde fishing communities past and present
Our Flagship
Boat on Water
The Museum's flagship, REAPER FR958, is a restored Fifie sailing herring drifter built in 1902. In total, the Museum has 19 historic vessels.
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Map showing Anstruther
We are beside the harbour in Anstruther which is on the Fife coast, 10 miles south of St Andrews
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