14 September 2019 (10:00am - 5:00pm)
15 September 2019 (12 noon - 5:00pm)
Blairs Museum is located within the former Blairs College site. The museum boasts a stunning collection of fine and decorative art spanning more than 150 years. The unique Memorial Portrait of Mary Queen of Scots and the Royal Stewarts, once on display at the National Museum of Scotland, hangs here alongside Jacobite memorabilia and sacred silver and gold. A new exhibition for 2019 is of Piranesi’s prints ‘Views of Rome’, in the Museum and Cloister. Enjoy the beautiful gothic St Mary’s Chapel with its marble interior dating from 1901, and explore the extensive grounds of the former Blairs College with walled garden and stunning views over the River Dee. Talks from museum guides and refreshments are available. Discover a hidden gem!
Architect: Robert G. Wilson & Robert Curran of Warrington
Building Date: 1898