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Old Bridge House Museum, Dumfries

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Tour Old Bridge House Museum, the oldest house in Dumfries--a diminutive site that packs a wallop with its huge collection of old artifacts. Dating back to 1660, the house was built into a sandstone bridge, which has helped it survive to this day. Tour guides will tell you all about the family kitchen, nursery, and Victorian bedroom, all still kept in 19th-century style. Other rooms are dedicated to other artifacts of the era, including an old dentist office. Plan to visit Old Bridge House Museum during your Dumfries vacation using our convenient Dumfries trip itinerary planner.
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  • The Old Bridge House dates from 1660, and is built into the fabric of the fifteenth century bridge that crosses the River Nith (the 15C Devorgilla Bridge) It's not very big, and fifteen minutes is rea...  more »
  • Small museum but amazing and well worth the visit. Old dental surgical tools were very cool! Lovely surroundings by the old bridge. 
  • Small museum but lots of interesting artefacts. Guides very helpful. Doesn't take long to go round but if you are in the area go visit.