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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.
Situated in an 18th-century watermill by the banks of the River Nith in Dumfries, the centre tells the story of the Bard's extraordinary time in the market town.
Trace the history of this formidable Borders family at the biggest Armstrong museum in the world.
This free museum, archive and exhibition centre tells the fascinating story of 3000 years of Annan's history.
Uncover the fascinating natural and social history of Galloway at the Museum Newton Stewart Museum, housed in the former St. John’s Church.
It was in this house in Dumfries that Robert Burns wrote some of his best known poems.
Steeped in history and magical charm, Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop is where couples have come to marry since 1754.
Discover the history of the savings bank movement as well as the region of Dumfries & Galloway itself at the Savings Banks Museum.
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Learn about Sanquhar's world-famous knitting tradition and hear the story of the mines and miners of Sanquhar and Kirkconnel.
Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall is home to this fascinating museum where you can discover Wigtownshire's past.
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