Stewartry Museum

Stewartry Museum
St. Mary Street
Kirkcudbright
Dumfries
DG6 4AQ
Scotland

Website

www.dumfriesmuseum.demon.co.uk/stewmuse.html

Telephone

01557 331643

Fax

01557 331643

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Opened in 1893, the museum has a collection of remarkable range and quality, reflecting the human and natural history of the Stewartry- the eastern half of Galloway. The social history collections of the eighteenth and nineteenth century are particularly important. Local and family history information services. Photographic and Archive collections, plus a shop.

A traditional museum with varied and extensive permanent exhibition presenting the human and natural history of the Stewartry. A general museum activity leaflet is available for children. The Museum Curator is available to give an introductory talk to school parties on the museum and its collections.

Programme of temporary exhibitions, e.g. on local maps and mapmaking; prehistory of Galloway; cup and ring marks. It is planned to offer school activity sheets for some of these exhibitions.

Handling collections available for use in the Stewartry Museum, please contact the Museum Curator (Stewartry) for further details.

Museum grounds are suitable for picnic lunches

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

May
Mon-Sat 1100-1700
June
Mon-Sat 1100-1700
Sun 1400-1700
July-August
Mon-Sat 1000-1800
Sun 1400-1700
September
Mon-Sat 1100-1700
Sun 1400-1700
October-April
Mon-Sat 1100-1600
Open Bank holidays
Christmas Period Closed

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Music, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport, Maritime

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