North-east museum celebrates 125-year milestone with exhibition

Artefacts on offer at the Arbuthnot Museum includes a casket key used to lock a casket in Macduff at least 500 years ago.
Artefacts on offer at the Arbuthnot Museum includes a casket key used to lock a casket in Macduff at least 500 years ago.

A museum is staging an exhibition celebrating its 125th anniversary.

Arbuthnot Museum in Peterhead is marking the milestone with the four-month showcase.

Happy Birthday, Arbuthnot Museum commemorates the past and celebrates the present as well as looking to the future of the facility on St Peter Street.

It features impressive exhibits including a medieval key thought to have been used to lock a casket in Macduff at least 500 years ago.

Other highlights of the exhibition include a ceremonial drum from the Gordon Highlanders regiment and a smoking pipe belonging to John Brown, Queen Victoria’s servant at Balmoral.

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