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Explore Dumfries & Galloway’s museums and you can go down into a mine, climb to the top of a windmill, or find out more about one of the region’s most historic areas.
Dumfries & Galloway has a great variety of museums covering history, aviation and famous people, including Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns. Take a look through the information to plan your trip to museums in Dumfries & Galloway and see what you can uncover.
The Clan Armstrong Centre features the largest Clan Armstrong library high up in Gilnockie Tower.
Trace the history of this formidable Borders family at the biggest Armstrong museum in the world.
Uncover the fascinating natural and social history of Galloway at the Museum Newton Stewart Museum, housed in the former St. John’s Church.
Discover the history of the savings bank movement as well as the region of Dumfries & Galloway itself at the Savings Banks Museum.
Built into the sandstone of the bridge itself in 1660, Dumfries' oldest house is now a museum of everyday life in the town.
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Situated in the heart of Scotland’s highest village at 467 m above sea level, the Museum of Lead Mining is fun for the whole family.
Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall is home to this fascinating museum where you can discover Wigtownshire's past.
This free museum, archive and exhibition centre tells the fascinating story of 3000 years of Annan's history.
It was in this house in Dumfries that Robert Burns wrote some of his best known poems.
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