Aberdeenshire Museum Services

Aberdeenshire Museum Services
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There are around 250,000 objects in the collection of Aberdeenshire Council Museums, and it is growing annually with purchases, donations and bequests. The museum service includes Arbuthnot Museum in Peterhead, Banchory and Banff Museums. The majority of their crime and punishment collections are located at [information required]

What can be found at the venue?
Records or archive, Collection of artifacts
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual
The museum service was asked by HMP to take objects from Peterhead Prison when the old building was due for demolition. They also have a straitjacket, body restraints and any amount of handcuffs, plus some photographs in their image collection. As well as the prison collection they  have early police tipstaves and batons, shackles, nippers, and a collection of archival material.
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?
Web address of online collections catalogue
Details of opening for public access and / or research services
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Accessibility and disability arrangements / Covid requirements
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