Museums and Galleries in Dumfries and Galloway

You will find some highly acclaimed museums and galleries with awe-inspiring collections, often housing very rare, internationally recognised special artefacts. Museums and Galleries in Dumfries and Galloway are educational and fun. From local life and history to Robert Burns.

 
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Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura

Dumfries Museum. A treasure house of the history of Southwest Scotland, Dumfries Museum is centered around the eighteenth century windmill which standsRead more » READ MORE

Address:The Observatory Rotchell Road Dumfries DG2 7SW
Tel:01387 253374
Web: http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=2332
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Robert Burns Centre

Robert Burns Centre Situated in the town's eighteenth century watermill on the west bank of the River Nith, the RobertRead more » READ MORE

Address:Mill Road Dumfries DG2 7BE
Tel:01387 264808
Web: http://www.dumfriesmuseum.demon.co.uk/
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The Whithorn Story

The Whithorn Story. Follow the footsteps of commoners and kings who for centuries, have visited the shrine of St. Ninian, Scotland'sRead more » READ MORE

Address:45-47 George Street Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 8NS
Tel:01988 500508
Web: http://www.whithorn.com/index.asp
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Mill on the Fleet

Mill on the Fleet. The Mill was built in 1788 as a cotton spinning mill by James Birtwhistle from YorkshireRead more » READ MORE

Address:High Street Gatehouse of Fleet Castle Douglas Kirkcudbrightshire. DG7 2HS
Tel:01557 814099
Web: http://www.millonthefleet.co.uk/
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Robert Burns House

Robert Burns House. It was in this ordinary sandstone building that Robert Burns,Scotlands national poet, spent the last years ofRead more » READ MORE

Address:Burns Street Dumfries DG1 2PS
Tel:01387 253296
Web: http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3630
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Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace

Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace. To Look upon the humble house today, it is inspiring to reflect that it was the birthplace of oneRead more » READ MORE

Address:The Arched House Ecclefechan Dumfries and Galloway DG11 3DG
Tel:0844 493 2247
Web: http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Thomas-Carlyles-Birthplace
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Hidden Treasures Lead Mining Museum

Hidden Treasures, Museum of Lead Mining is located in the heart of the village of Wanlockhead, which is Scotland's highestRead more » READ MORE

Address:HIDDEN TREASURES The Museum of Lead Mining Wanlockhead By Biggar Lanarkshire ML12 6UT ML12 6UT
Tel:01659 74387
Web: http://www.leadminingmuseum.co.uk/home.shtml
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The Catstrand

The Catstrand The CatStrand is an exciting, contemporary community and arts centre based in the Glenkens village of New Galloway.Read more » READ MORE

Address:High Street New Galloway Castle Douglas DG7 3RN
Tel:01644 420374
Web: http://www.catstrand.com/
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John Paul Jones Museum

John Paul Jones Museum. The two-roomed Cottage, furnished in the style of the 1700s, is a fitting memorial to the swashbuckling hero.Read more » READ MORE

Address:Arbigland Kirkbean DG2 8BQ
Tel:01387 880613
Web: http://www.dumfriesmuseum.demon.co.uk/jpj.html
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Tolbooth Arts Centre

Tolbooth Arts Centre. Set in one of Kirkcudbright's historic buildings, the centre tells the story of the Kirkcudbright artists colonyRead more » READ MORE

Address:High Street Kirkcudbridge. DG6 4JL
Tel:01557 331556
Web: http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3639
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Annan Museum

Annan Museum. Placed in the centre of Annan the Museum houses a permanent exhibition on the history of Annan. ThisRead more » READ MORE

Address:Bank Street Annan DG12 6AA
Tel:01461 201384
Web: http://www.annan.org.uk/
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Creetown Gem Rock Museum

Creetown Gem Rock Museum The Gem Rock museum is the leading independent museum of its kind in the UK and isRead more » READ MORE

Address:Chain Road Creetown, Wigtownshire DG8 7HJ
Tel:01671 820357
Web: http://www.gemrock.net/index.asp?sec=home
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Ellisland Farm

Ellisland Farm Poet Robert Burns was 29, in the prime of his life and at the peak of his powers,Read more » READ MORE

Address:Holywood Road Auldgirth Dumfries Scotland DG2 0RP
Tel:01387 740426
Web: http://www.ellislandfarm.co.uk/
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Gracefield Arts Centre

Gracefield Arts Centre Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries is an art gallery which houses a collection of over 400 ScottishRead more » READ MORE

Address:28 Edinburgh Road Dumfriesshire DG1 1JQ
Tel:01387 262084
Web: http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/
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Devil's Porridge

Devils Porridge This fantastic exhibition tells the story of the Greatest Munitions Factory on earth that was constructed on the Anglo-ScottishRead more » READ MORE

Address:Daleside, Butterdales Road Eastriggs, Annan, Dumfriesshire DG12 6TQ
Tel:0844 770 3954
Web: http://www.devilsporridge.co.uk/
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Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum

Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum. The restored Control Tower of the former WWII airfield at Dumfries, Scotland is the centrepieceRead more » READ MORE

Address:2 Woodland Cottages Newbridge Dumfries DG2 0HZ
Tel:01387 720488
Web: http://www.dumfriesaviationmuseum.com/
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Castle Douglas Art Gallery

Castle Douglas Art Gallery The gallery forms an excellent venue which plays host to an annual programme of exhibitions rangingRead more » READ MORE

Address:Market Street Castle Douglas DG7 7BE
Tel:01557 331643
Web: http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3617
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Savings Banks Museum

Savings Bank Museum This unique little museum is located in the 200-year old cottage which is the birthplace of theRead more » READ MORE

Address:Savings Banks Museum, Ruthwell Dumfries DG1 4NN
Tel:01387 870 640
Web: http://www.savingsbanksmuseum.co.uk/index.html