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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.
Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall is home to this fascinating museum where you can discover Wigtownshire's past.
Discover the history of the savings bank movement as well as the region of Dumfries & Galloway itself at the Savings Banks Museum.
Welcome to Joseph Thomson Local Heritage Centre
Trace the history of this formidable Borders family at the biggest Armstrong museum in the world.
Visit a treasure trove of local history set in an 18th century windmill and gaze through the magical Camera Obscura.
Get a fascinating insight into over 150 years of Creetown's history through a large collection of photographs, artefacts, audio and video presentations and hands-on activities.
The coastal village of Creetown hosts one of the finest private collections of gemstones, crystals, minerals, rocks and fossils in its award-winning Gem Rock Museum.
Learn about Sanquhar's world-famous knitting tradition and hear the story of the mines and miners of Sanquhar and Kirkconnel.
This free museum, archive and exhibition centre tells the fascinating story of 3000 years of Annan's history.
Based around the original control tower of the former RAF Dumfries, the museum houses a fascinating collection of aircraft and flight memorabilia.
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