John Paul Jones Museum

John Paul Jones Museum
John Paul Jones Cottage
Arbigland
Kirkbean
Dumfries
DG2 8BG
Scotland

Website

www.jpj.demon.co.uk

Telephone

01387 880613

Fax

01387 260029

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The cottage is furnished in the style of the 1700s when John Paul Jones was born.

Through headsets his mother describes life in the cottage.
A multi projector audio visual programme is presented in the reconstructed cabin of his ship ‘Bonhomme Richard’ in which he defeated HMS Serapis off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire in 1779.

The inviting visitor centre also boasts an interpretive exhibition on the life of ‘The Father of the American Navy' with video presentations.

There is an attractive rural picnic area offering marvellous views of the Solway and the Lake District.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Tues-Sun 1000-1700
Open Bank holidays
Closed 31 September-31 March

Collection details

Maritime, Personalities, Social History, Weapons and War

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