Welcome to the Centre which celebrates local culture and the life of Victorian explorer Joseph Thomson, Learn about his travels, see his home's unique period features, discover unusual histories and enjoy the scenic beauty of Nithsdale.
Cruise to the Avon Aqueduct on "St Magdalene" - a 40 seater canal boat. Departs 2:30 returns 5pm Sat & Sun. Half hour Town Boat Trips from 2 till 4:30pm. Tearoom and Canal Museum. Also charters & Hires.
An interactive experience as the story of the town is presented from Medieval times until the present day, using objects, pictures, film and people's own words. The museum is based on the elements of Earth, Fire, Air and Water.