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Current Exhibitions and upcoming events.

Sea Change

Now open ON-SITE and ONLINE: We look to the future to explore what the seas, and the fishing industry, will be like 50 years from now.

Herring Tales
Saturday, 24th October 2020 4:00 PM

Join us for our second Herring Tale in the series, ‘Poor man’s Wealth,’ featuring a travelling tailor, three silver herring and three knitting witches!

This story is created bespoke for Knitting the Herring, inspired by the Scottish tradition of travellers tales and Hugh Millar’s ‘Scenes and Legends of The North of Scotland.’

Listen to the story with Jan Bee Brown at

Online Engagement Programme - 1st November 2020
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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We are beside the harbour in Anstruther which is on the Fife coast, 10 miles south of St Andrews
The Scottish Fisheries Museum Trust Ltd
St Ayles, Harbourhead, Anstruther, Fife KY10 3AB
Tel (within UK): 01333 310628
Tel (from outside UK): +44 1333 310628
Charity Number: SC 006185
VAT Reg Number: 270 2790 64
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