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The Stewartry Museum

Open Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Really interesting visit

I loved this museum, the local artefacts were really interesting and put a very human perspective... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oswaldtwistle Lancs
Kirk’s Jnr

The grandchildren enjoyed the dinosaur exhibition, also the brass rubbing. For a ‘compact’ museum... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Christine K
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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 an old-world charm and exhibits a wealth of...more
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St. Mary Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4AQ, Scotland
+44 1557 331643
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All reviews local history stuffed animals well worth a visit eggs free entry family history great wee packed full local railway modern times glass cases small space interesting things to see interesting exhibits local area lots of interesting things treasure trove
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this museum, the local artefacts were really interesting and put a very human perspective on the place. A wide and varied list of exhibits.

Thank TeamMarry
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The grandchildren enjoyed the dinosaur exhibition, also the brass rubbing. For a ‘compact’ museum it’s full of Kirkcudbright history, we’ll worth a visit.

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A small museum but with some interesting artefacts suitable for both the young and old. They had some dinosaur exhibits which the children were fascinated with from the local school. It is free to go into also. Kirkudbright is a nice town and has some...More

Thank jetsaver
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely museum with lots of local history and a great dinosaur exhibition for the children. There is so much to see here that you easily lose track of time. I would recommend everyone to visit this museum.

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The collection goes from prehistoric to 20th century artefacts, huge collection of birds' eggs and stuffed animals. We needed more than 1 visit to examine it all.

Thank Heleen v
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Very interesting exhibits, along with local history,it's good to see so many really really old exhibits, which makes this museum interesting,and what museums are all about ! but many museums of today don't want to exhibits all the old stuff but just the more modern...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Fans of local museums will love the Stewarty Museum. It is full of local character and has artifacts and exhibits which cover the whole span of local history, from ancient cup and ring stones to things from the middle years of the last century. Compares...More

Thank DavidUhlar
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Free entry or donations interesting local history museum, exhibitions change worth a pop in. Wet day activity. Recommend Yes

Thank prowcc
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Really loved this museum. Fell into it meandering around Kirkcudbright. It is one big hall with a gallery running around the upstairs and a little reception and shop. It had so many things! Loved the old machines and the ww2 stuff. As a Wicker Man...More

Thank LindLTaylor X
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We just happened to visit the museum during a leisurely stroll round the town. Very well laid out - with plenty of interest.

Thank Liam C
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