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Old Bridge House Museum, Dumfries

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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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  • We enjoyed this museum and tell anyone who is visiting Dumfries to visit this museum. Very informative.  more »
  • Very small museum at the side of the pedestrian bridge but the lady was very knowledgeable on the history of the building and it was quite interesting. Entry is free but they do ask for donations if y...  more »
  • This is one of the smallest museums I've been in However, it is very informative about the area and takes you back to both home and school life from the 19th Century. The staff are really helpful and ...  more »