How to find us

Peterhead Prison crest

Parking

Coach/Bus Tour parking available on the drive outside the building. Additional parking for coaches at the Lido car park.

There are limited disabled spaces available in front of the main entrance.

For free car parking follow the museum signs.

Local Transport

Stagecoach bus stop Peterhead, HM Prison available directly outside of the building.

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Directions

Traveling to us

Arriving from the north

On the approach to, and nearby the Waterside Inn, you will pick up a brown sign that will direct you to the museum.

Turn right onto the Peterhead by-pass and at the next round about go straight ahead. At the next roundabout go straight ahead, you will see a further brown sign pointing to the first road on the left, South Road.

Follow this road and you will pass the former prison with a large sign outside “Admiralty Gateway”.

The driveway leading to the main gate is for disabled drivers only, all other drivers will see the sign for museum car parking just beyond the driveway. Turn right at the sign and at the bottom you will be directed into the car park that has spaces for 80 vehicles.

Arriving from the west

On the approach to the 1st Peterhead roundabout you will pick up a brown sign that will direct you to the museum.

At the roundabout take the third exit onto the Peterhead by- pass.

At the next roundabout go straight ahead, you will see a further brown sign pointing to the first road on the left, South Road.

Follow this road and you will pass the former prison with a large sign outside “Admiralty Gateway”.

The driveway leading to the main gate is for disabled drivers only, all other drivers will see the sign for museum car parking just beyond the driveway. Turn right at the sign and at the bottom you will be directed into the car park that has spaces for 80 vehicles.

Arriving from the south

On the approach to the 1st Peterhead roundabout you will pick up a brown sign that will direct you to the museum.

Take the fourth exit and you will see a further brown sign pointing to the first road on the left, South Road.

Follow this road and you will pass the former prison with a large sign outside “Admiralty Gateway”.

The driveway leading to the main gate is for disabled drivers only, all other drivers will see the sign for museum car parking just beyond the driveway. Turn right at the sign and at the bottom you will be directed into the car park that has spaces for 80 vehicles.

Visitor Information

  • If you, or a family member, are feeling unwell or displaying symptoms of Covid-19 please reconsider your visit and return another time when safe to do so.
  • These symptoms include: HIGH TEMPERATURE; NEW CONTINUOUS COUGH; LOSS OR CHANGE TO YOUR SENSE OF TASTE OR SMELL. https://www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus-covid-19
  • We ask that customers purchase their tickets online via www.peterheadprisonmuseum.com or by card or contactless payment. Please note on line ticketing is at a reduced cost to support the current drive to stop, where possible, cash handling by our team.
  • We are continuing our rigorous daily hygiene routines throughout the museum.
  • Motion sensor hand sanitising units and cleaning stations will be available at key locations throughout the route, these will be clearly marked.
  • Audio sets will be sanitised between every use.
  • We have installed protective screens at our tills.
  • Appropriate PPE has been provided for team members and you can check current Scottish Government Guidelines on face coverings where appropriate: https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-public-use-of-face-coverings
  • Team members will receive in depth training and daily briefings on how to keep themselves and visitors safe.
  • A queuing system may be in operation outside the main reception at peak times.
  • Physical distance markings will be in place inside and outside of the museum.
  • In the interests of safety please keep any children within your own physical family space throughout your visit.
  • ABOVE ALL ELSE PLEASE ENJOY YOUR EXPERIENCE, WHILE BEING RESPECTFUL OF OTHER VISITOR'S AND TEAM MEMBER'S PHYSICAL SPACE.

Great Days Out

Save up to 50% off the next time you visit us between 6th November 2021 – 18th February 2022, with a maximum discount value of £20 per ticket.

Please go to our “Buy Tickets” Button and once you have selected your tickets just add the promo code HMP1888.

*  This offer is subject to availability and must be pre-booked in advance to avoid disappointment.
We are open daily 10-4 with last entry being 2.30.

Save up to 50% off the next time you visit us, use the promo code HMP1888 online.