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Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, Aden Country Park, Mintlaw

Door open days

19 September 2020

20 September 2020


Aberdeenshire Farming Museum is managed by Aberdeenshire Council and is situated in the heart of Aden Country Park. The museum is housed in a rare, category A listed, semi-circular farmstead building built around 1800 and coach house built in 1832. This now houses the award-winning Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, containing a Recognised Collection of National Significance awarded by the Scottish Museums Council (SMC). 

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Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, Aden Country Park

Aberdeenshire Farming Museum is situated in Aden Country Park, Mintlaw, in Scotland’s North East. Visitors can relive the story of Aberdeenshire’s colourful farming past in a unique, semi-circular home farm steading built around 1800. This short film features the Russell Collection, on display in the upstairs galleries; Here you can learn about the Russell family who owned the Aden estate from the mid eighteenth century, through the collection of photographs and paintings that give an insight into life in the ‘big hoose’ on this glorious estate.

Learn from a local historian about the site!

Key Information

Architect: Unknown

Building Date: Around 1800

  • Aden Farming Museum
  • Aden Country Park
  • Mintlaw
  • AB42 5FQ