Research

If you have an enquiry relating to the the Scottish Maritime Museum's collection contact [email protected] or by telephone on 01294 278283 and we will try to provide you with an answer as soon as possible. 

Alternatively, the Maritime Museum has an extensive Library that can be accessed by appointment.


Requesting images for study purposes or any other unpublished use

If you require a digital image of one of our objects or photographs for research or study purposes, or wish to request any other unpublished use of an image, please contact the Museum.

Contact Us:

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01294 278283

Please include in your email the following details:

  • Object or photograph name and accession number (if applicable)
  • A description of the image that you want to use
  • Your intended use for the image
  • Whether you require a print quality (300dpi) or low resolution (72dpi) file

We make a charge of £35 for supplying the first image, plus an additional charge for subsequent images dependent on how much staff time is required. Please contact us for an estimate of costs.

We do not have high quality digital images of all objects available in stock and new photography may be required.


Requesting permission to reproduce images

If you wish to reproduce an image of any object in the collection, including in a publication, television programme or other commercial format, please request information on reproducing images.