Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum

Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
High Street
Sanquhar
Dumfries
DG46BN
Scotland

Website

www.dumgal.gov.uk/museums

E-mail

Museums Curator, Nithsdale

elainek@dumgal.gov.uk

Telephone

01659 50186

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Discover Sanquhar’s world famous knitting tradition and the story of the mines and miners of Sanquhar and Kirkconnel. What was it like to be a prisoner in Sanquhar jail? How did the ordinary people of Upper Nithsdale live and work in times past? All this and more can be found in the town’s fine 18th century tolbooth.

A free audio-visual presentation and museum trail takes you on a tour, revealing the fascinating story of Upper Nithsdale.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

April to September:
1000 - 1300 & 1400 -1700 Tuesday to Saturday,
1400 - 1700 Sunday

Closed: October - March

Admission charges

FREE

Collection details

Agriculture, Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Industry, Literature, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Sanquhar knitting
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