Turriff and District Heritage Society was formed in 1979 and today cares for and displays artefacts, photographs and other memorabilia in two museums in the town.
Auld Post Office Museum 24 High Street Turriff
The Auld Post Office Museum houses Town Council Memorabilia, Turra Coo Artefacts,old Turriff photographs and temporary exhibitions.
The Robes and Regalia of Turriff Town Council which was disbanded in 1975 are on display.
Session Cottage Museum , Castle Street
A charming 18th century but n ben, reflecting life 100 years ago.
Opening Hours for The Auld Post Office Museum
During the summer months
Friday from 10:00-11:00
Saturday from 10:00 until 12:00, and by arrangement.
Please contact the Society if you wish to visit out with these hours.
Session Cottage is open by arrangement only
We are often working in the Auld Post Office, if you see an open door, please come in. A warm welcome awaits you.
We have wheelchair access at the Auld Post Office Museum with limited access at Session Cottage.
Information about the TDHS (Turriff and District Heritage Society)
Just a reminder that anyone in Britain is welcome to join the Society for a cost of £10 annually. Subscriptions may be paid at the Auld Post Office.
We are run totally by volunteers and rely on both fundraising and donations for our rent and running costs.
We are always delighted to accept new volunteers and have various roles to fill. Even if you could only offer a small amount of time it would be invaluable to us.
Contact details: Email. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel. 01888 562800 / 07736 546518
Turriff and District Heritage Society has three publications that would be of interest to ex-patriates and others wishing to find out more about Local History.
A brief history of Turriff
This little book is a minimum £2.50 donation
The red “Turriff” book has approximately 70 pages of photographs and text relating to all aspects of life in the small Aberdeenshire town in the 20th century. ISBN No. 0953963101. Minimum donation £5.99
More from Turriff
“More from Turriff” 1939-1999 is a more modern version as it focuses on life in Turriff during and after World War Two and includes photographs and reminiscences of people brought up in the town during this period. Minimum donation £6.99
Postage and packing prices as follows:
U.K. £2.99 Europe and Canada £5.00 U.S., Australia and New Zealand £8.00
Registered Charity No SCO07970