Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

Dunbar Town House entrance

The historic Dunbar Town House, built towards the end of the 16th century, contains what is considered Scotland's oldest functioning Council Chamber. Spanning a history of more than 400 years, the building has recently been given a 21st-century refurbishment and has a brand new museum and gallery exhibition space managed by the Museums Service. Dunbar and District History Society are based within the building with an exhibition space as well as a local history search room.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Museum

Opening hours

Monday–Sunday, 1pm–5pm (Apr–Sept)
The museum is open at weekends courtesy of Dunbar and District History Society from 1 October to 31 March.

Admission charges

Admission free

Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery
High Street
East Lothian
EH42 1ER




01368 863734

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