Sir George Skene, or Provost Skene, was Lord Provost of Aberdeen, Scotland in the 17th century from (1676-1685). Today he is most famous and widely known not for his time as Lord Provost, but for his house which is a major tourist attraction in Aberdeen.
Rated a three star museum by the Scottish tourism board, the museum is free to the public.
There are rooms in the design of the 17th century when it was owned by Provost Skene, including a Regency nursery and an Edwardian parlour. There are unique collections of religious paintings, coins and local history. A Costume Gallery is home to period fashions and accessories.