Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Aberdeen


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Estimated cost Free Estimated duration 30 mins - 2 hours Distance away Less than a mile away
The discovery of oil in the North Sea in the 20th century changed Aberdeen almost overnight. Discover how the vast oil and gas installations work and their impact on the city in the Aberdeen Maritime Museum, from 10am to 5pm today.
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