Learn about Sanquhar's world-famous knitting tradition and hear the story of the mines and miners of Sanquhar and Kirkconnel.
Find out what it was like to be a prisoner in Sanquhar jail and discover how the people of Upper Nithsdale lived and worked in years gone by. There’s all this and more in the town's 18th-century tolbooth. A free audio-visual presentation and museum trail help reveal the fascinating story of the history and customs of the Royal Burgh of Upper Nithsdale.
The museum is open from 25th March to 30th September 2016; Tues –Sat 10-1 2-5, Sun 2-5 (Closed Mondays)