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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.
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.
It was in this house in Dumfries that Robert Burns wrote some of his best known poems.
This free museum, archive and exhibition centre tells the fascinating story of 3000 years of Annan's history.
This 19th century museum tells the fascinating history of the Stewartry, the eastern part of Galloway.
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.
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.
Visit a treasure trove of local history set in an 18th century windmill and gaze through the magical Camera Obscura.
Steeped in history and magical charm, Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop is where couples have come to marry since 1754.
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