Small and friendly local history museum. A regular programme of local history, archeology, photographic and arts and craft exhibitions.
Recent exhibitions have included paintings by William Ewart Lockhart, a centenary display on Cochran Boiler Makers, local architectural plans and the finds from Birrens Roman fort.
Easter (or 1st April) - 30th September
Wed - Sat & Bank Holidays
11.00-16.00 (opening times may vary, please check in advance.)
Archaeology, Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Science and Technology, Social History
The case of Robert Smith – last public execution in Scotland
- 18 May 2018 6:30-8pm
2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the last public execution in Scotland. On 12 May 1868, Robert Smith was convicted of ghastly crimes and hung in Dumfries. Join Mostly Ghostly, Dumfries and Galloway’s first paranormal investigation team, for an after-hours event at Annan Musuem. With meticulous research and a flair for the dramtic, the Mostly Ghostly team will delve into the real story of this shocking crime which took place near Cummertrees in Dumfriesshire.
- Not suitable for children