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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.
Welcome to Joseph Thomson Local Heritage Centre
This free museum, archive and exhibition centre tells the fascinating story of 3000 years of Annan's history.
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.
The Clan Armstrong Centre features the largest Clan Armstrong library high up in Gilnockie Tower.
Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall is home to this fascinating museum where you can discover Wigtownshire's past.
It was in this house in Dumfries that Robert Burns wrote some of his best known poems.
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.
This 19th century museum tells the fascinating history of the Stewartry, the eastern part of Galloway.
Trace the history of this formidable Borders family at the biggest Armstrong museum in the world.
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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