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  • Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum


    The Visitor Centre is situated in the heart of the village of Wanlockhead, which is Scotland's highest Village at 1531 ft./468.08 m. above sea level. Robert Burns had his horse shod here when it threw a …

     
  • Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum


      The restored Control Tower of the former WWII airfield at Dumfries, Scotland is the centerpiece of the Museum and is now a listed building. The Museum is run by volunteers and houses a large and …

     
  • Robert Burns House


    Robert Burns House Dumfries

    Robert Burns House   It was in this simple sandstone house in a quiet Dumfries street that Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet, spent the last years of his life. He died here in 1796 at the age …

     
  • Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe


      Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre & Cafe The Whithorn Trust runs the exhibition and museum detailing the town's 1600 years of Christian history. Coffee and gift shop with locally sourced products. The Whithorn Trust manages the archaeological site associated …

     
  • The Mill on the Fleet


    The Mill on the Fleet, Gatehouse

    The Mill on the Fleet is a restored 18th century cotton mill on the bank of the River Fleet in Gatehouse of Fleet. Now an exhibition centre The Mill on The Fleet is spread over three floors …

     
  • Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre


    Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre   The Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre (RBCFT) is a 69-seat cinema in a converted 18th century mill on the banks of the River Nith. The RBCFT screens a mixture of contemporary …

     
  • Annan Museum


    Annan Museum   A family friendly museum housing a permanent exhibition on the history of Annan and the surrounding area. A fascinating journey through time takes visitors from the prehistoric period up to the era of nuclear …

     
  • Gilnockie Tower


    Gilnockie Tower

    Gilnockie Tower The Esk Valley Clan Armstrong Reiver Centre The Clan Armstrong Ancestral Home History, Mystery and Discovery while exploring the far-reaching lands of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers, join us for an enthralling 500 years of Clan Armstrong …

     
  • Historic Scotland- New Abbey Corn Mill


    New Abbey Corn Mill This site is currently closed. See a beautifully-restored village mill in action and learn about how oatmeal, a staple of the Scottish diet, was once made. A mill was probably built here by …

     
  • Doon Valley Railway


    Doon Valley Railway The Doon Valley Railway is a 'living museum'.  Here unique and historically significant industrial steam and diesel locomotives are restored and can be seen working in an authentic setting. We are the only Steam Railway in …

     
  • Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum


    Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum   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 …

     
  • The Stewartry Museum


    The Stewartry Museum   The Stewartry Museum was founded in 1879, and first occupied part of the Kirkcudbright Town Hall. As the collection grew, the present purpose-built museum was planned and opened in 1893. The Museum has …

     
  • Dumfries Museum


    Dumfries Museum   A treasure house of history in Dumfries and Galloway, Dumfries Museum tells the story of the land and people of the region. Look out for fossil footprints left by prehistoric animals, the wildlife of …

     
  • Creetown Gem Rock Museum


      Creetown Gem Rock Museum Would you like to see a 4.5 billion year old, three kilogram meteorite; or the fossilised egg and dung of a dinosaur; or one of the largest natural gold specimens on display …

     
  • Broughton House and Garden


    Broughton House and Garden     Broughton House and Garden home of painter E.A. Hornel (a 'Glasgow Boy') from 1901 until 1933, and his sister Tizzy until her death in 1950. The house holds Hornel's pictures, vast collection …

     
  • Savings Bank Museum


      Savings Bank Museum Dr Henry Duncan(1774 - 1846), led to the founding of a great banking movement. If one were looking for a man out of Scotland's past to serve as an object lesson for her present …

     
  • Stranraer Museum


    Stranraer Museum   Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall, built in 1776, is the home of Stranraer Museum. Step inside and discover Wigtownshire's fascinating past. See one of Scotland's oldest ploughs, look at Victorian Wigtownshire in 3D photographs …

     
  • Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate


    Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate If you like delving deep into history, soaking up the finest culture, exploring beautiful countryside – or adrenaline-fuelled mountain biking – you’ll love a day at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate. …

     
  • John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum And Visitor Centre


    John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum And Visitor Centre     The John Paul Jones Cottage Museum is located on the Arbigland Estate near Kirkbean in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. The cottage is where John Paul Jones, hero of …

     
  • Moat Brae Birthplace of Peter Pan


    Peter Pan stands on a tree stump and looks out across a green enchanted land

    Moat Brae is the Birthplace of Peter Pan. New Family Attraction set in the 'enchanted land' that inspired the story of Peter Pan. Discover a world of children's stories in the enchanted land that inspired the story …

     
  • Dumfries House


    Dumfries House

    Dumfries House You wouldn’t think it to look at it now, with its tranquil grounds and elegant drawing rooms, but the fate of one of Scotland’s grandest country houses hung in the balance not so long …

     
  • Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace


    Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace Childhood home of one of Britain’s most influential thinkers Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace is now closed until 2021.   Little did anyone know that the boy born here in 1795 would go on to become one of …

     
  • Ellisland Museum and Farm


    Ellisland Farm : Robert Burns' romantic, rural farmstead on the banks of the River Nith Ellisland Farm  is the only home designed and built by the poet Robert Burns. It was to be his first home …

     
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