The University of Aberdeen's Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) accommodates over 400 scientists and research staff working on cutting edge molecular and cell biology research. The building was the winning design in a competition.
On Doors Open Day the central atrium and ground floor labs are open and there are guided tours.
Guided tours: 10.30am, 1.00pm and 2.30pm.
Exhibition and information.
There is wheelchair access except at Level 7.
Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre, based in the Zoology building, pomotes and supports the teaching of environmental and science topics, local biodiversity and cutting edge research by the University of Aberdeen. The Biodiversity Centre and collection of taxidermy will be open.
Wheelchair access not possible to all levels.
Image of mounted Bengal Tiger, intercepted by customs in 1996 on route to the Middle East (c) www.scran.ac.uk
The first in the famous group of Aberdeen Buildings, Education, Salvation and Damnation, Doors Open Day provides an opportunity to view behind the scenes at the Central Library.
Tours at 11am, 2pm, and 3pm. Booking is necessary in advance for guided tours 01224 652547.
Conducted tours will be organised as well as opportunities to wander freely in the company of volunteers in attendance.
Please note limited opening hours.
Doors Open Day provides an opportunity to visit the inshore lifeboat and shed, the larger all-weather lifeboat and crew room.
The lifeboat station is entered from the eastern end of Waterloo Quay at the corner with York Place.
Disabled access (not to boat).
Exhibition, historical/other information.
Tours every 20 minutes.
Image (c) RNLI Aberdeen Boathouse
Parking is available at the south side of the building, enter at main entrance facing the dual carriageway.
On Doors Open Day there will be tours of the Stand-by Control Room, Cell Block, ICT Training Suite, Service Centre and Public Office.
It is hoped to have displays by the Dog and Diving Units outside. Conducted Tours at 9.30am, 10.00am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm and 3.30pm.
To avoid disappointment please book a tour by calling 101.
There will be tours of the building, a display of modern and historic vehicles and other displays and demonstrations (including the spectacular chip pan fire demonstration).
Visitors are reminded that the fire station remains operational on Doors Open Day. Children must be accompanied by adults.
Tours every 20 minutes.
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