River Tweed Salmon Fishing Museum
The Museum explores the life cycle of the Salmon of the River Tweed and tells of the salmon's contribution to the social and economic development of the people of the Eastern Borders over the last 8000 years. Free of charge.
The Museum displays include some 2,000 artifacts and makes extensive use of audio visual film , maps of salmon pools from the 1820's, models of large salmon caught including one of 70 lbs caught by the Earl of Home, the largest salmon ever caught by rod and line in the UK and for which there is credible evidence.
Displays also include maps, vintage tackle including rods, reels, lines and flies. The nature of the riverbank is featured with displays of flora and fauna, environmental issues, conservation and education.
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