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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.
Visit a treasure trove of local history set in an 18th century windmill and gaze through the magical Camera Obscura.
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.
The Clan Armstrong Centre features the largest Clan Armstrong library high up in Gilnockie Tower.
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.
It was in this house in Dumfries that Robert Burns wrote some of his best known poems.
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.
Discover the history of the savings bank movement as well as the region of Dumfries & Galloway itself at the Savings Banks Museum.
Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall is home to this fascinating museum where you can discover Wigtownshire's past.
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