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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.
Discover the history of the savings bank movement as well as the region of Dumfries & Galloway itself at the Savings Banks Museum.
This 19th century museum tells the fascinating history of the Stewartry, the eastern part of Galloway.
Learn about Sanquhar's world-famous knitting tradition and hear the story of the mines and miners of Sanquhar and Kirkconnel.
Based around the original control tower of the former RAF Dumfries, the museum houses a fascinating collection of aircraft and flight memorabilia.
Trace the history of this formidable Borders family at the biggest Armstrong museum in the world.
Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall is home to this fascinating museum where you can discover Wigtownshire's past.
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.
Discover the life and times of John Paul Jones, 'The Father of the American Navy' at the traditional cottage where he was born in 1747.
This free museum, archive and exhibition centre tells the fascinating story of 3000 years of Annan's history.
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