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. Work out when and for how long to visit Old Bridge House Museum and other Dumfries attractions using our handy Dumfries vacation planner.
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  • Small museum but very interesting and well worth a visit. Lady in the house very informative. The house portrays a time gone by.  more »
  • This is a quirky and individual museum, in the oldest house in Dumfries. Very friendly staff, and very child-friendly  more »
  • The old Bridge museum is two floors of past world stuff lovely to see from Dentist gear to children toys, staff are very informative and know there stuff. The Bridge House started life as a three stor...  more »
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  • Absolutely amazing!!! Lovely to see all the old things and in such good condition. Lovely smiling staff were very friendly

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