The Tolbooth Museum

Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5BQ

One of the oldest buildings in the city, The Tolbooth Museum is one of the best-preserved 17th century venues in the country, featuring displays on local history and the evolution of crime and punishment.

The museum offers a unique insight into the cells of the 17th and 18th centuries, with original doors and barred windows. Don’t forget to check out the Maiden and the blade of Aberdeen’s 17th century guillotine.