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Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives

Door open days

Aberdeen City

Home to one of the most important sets of Burgh records in Scotland. Recognised by UNESCO in 2013 as part of their World Heritage Project. Take this opportunity for free guided tours of the charter room and search room. Discover the best preserved archives in Scotland and learn about Aberdeen's past.


Key Information

Architect: Peddie and Kinnear

Building Date: 1867-73

Access by tours which run every 30 minutes, no booking required.

Where to find us

  • Townhouse
  • Castle Street
  • Aberdeen
  • AB10 1FY