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  • The smugglers exhibition of the World of Boats collection at Eyemouth Maritime Centre
    The smugglers exhibition of the World of Boats collection at Eyemouth Maritime Centre
  • Looking onto Jim Clark's trophies and driving overalls on display in the Jim Clark Room
    Jim Clark's trophies and driving overalls on display in the Jim Clark Room
  • An exhibition room in the Borders Textile Towerhouse, Hawick
    The Borders Textile Towerhouse, Hawick
  • Looking inside the Borders Textile Towerhouse
    The Borders Textile Towerhouse

Uncover a variety of museums in the Scottish Borders which will reveal more about the fascinating history of this region.

Find out about the life of John Buchan at the John Buchan Story in Peebles or get a taste of life behind bars at the Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum.

Take a look at the listings of museums in the Scottish Borders and start planning your trip, they have many stories to tell.

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  1. Eyemouth Museum

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    Eyemouth

    Eyemouth Museum is based in Auld Kirk building in the centre of the town and traces the area’s fishing and social heritage.

  2. John Buchan Story

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    • 4 Visitor Attraction
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    Peebles

    John Buchan is one of Scotland's most famous authors, chiefly remembered for The Thirty Nine Steps.

  3. Gunsgreen House

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    Historic Buildings & Homes

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    Eyemouth

    This John Adam house was built in 1753 with a plethora of fascinating secrets. Today it is a historic house, visitor attraction, and self-catering accommodation.

  4. Dancing Light Gallery

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    Galleries

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    West Linton

    Dancing Light Gallery is an exciting rural art gallery which forms part of a beautiful new timber-framed building, insulated with sheep's wool and powered by renewable energy.

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    Peebles

    Explore this broad collection of objects and learn about the area’s fascinating history at the Tweeddale Museum in Peebles.

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    Hawick

    Built & run entirely by volunteers, the Border Union Railway is the operational section of the old Waverley Route, heading both north & south from Whitrope Heritage Centre.

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    Melrose

    Located in the heart of Melrose and within three minutes walk of the abbey, this small visitor-friendly centre is an accredited museum full of surprises.

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    Selkirk

    Original Daylight Photographic Studio, dating from 1867.

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    4 Museum

    Selkirk

    This award-winning museum recreates the building's former use as a home and ironmonger's shop.

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    Newcastleton

    Visit the museum in the old Townfoot Kirk full of the history of Liddesdale from the Reivers to the Railway, through the weaving to farming and forestry. From school days, war days, fun days, and music & prose days through to family research days.

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