The Museum Newton Stewart


York Road, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 6HH

    Uncover the fascinating natural and social history of Galloway at the Museum Newton Stewart Museum, housed in the former St. John’s Church.

    A wealth of historical treasures can be discovered at the Museum Newton Stewart, displaying exhibits such as local photography, costumes and fabrics relating to the natural and social history of Galloway. Explore the museum’s different sections, such as The Nursery, Tradesman's Tools, The Dairy, The Kitchen and The Smithy.

    The museum is staffed by volunteer custodians and is open from 2pm to 5pm Monday to Saturday,end of March to end June last 2 weeks of Sept and 1st week October   July, August and first 2 weeks September 10.30am - 5pm.  Last entry 4.30pm.  No Sunday opening.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    30 Mar 2016 - 10 Oct 2016

    Monday to Saturday 2-5pm April to 30 June. July to second week Sept 10.30am - 5pm Last 2 weeks Sept to 1st week October 2pm - 5pm

    Other times by appointment


    • Toilets


    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome


    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the ticket issuing point


    • There is an audible alarm system
    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • some routes
    • Good colour / tonal contrast used throughout the attraction e.g. doors contrast strongly with floors/walls
    • Clear signage throughout the attraction (e.g. colour contrasted, large lettering, use of pictograms etc.)
    • Lighting effective throughout the attraction for visually impaired visitors e.g. pools of light and dark areas are avoided

    Attraction Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction
    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • with a ramp

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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