The Stewartry Museum, Kirkcudbright

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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 purposebuilt museum was planned and opened in 1893. The museum has an old-world charm and exhibits a wealth of objects relating to the area known as The Stewartry or Kirkcudbrightshire (the eastern half of Galloway). Research Facilities The Stewartry Museum holds an impressive local history library and archive collection relating to the Stewartry and an extensive photographic archive. All of these resources can be accessed when visiting the museum. Prints of the photographic archive can be supplied, for those unable to visit the museum in person a postal research service is also available for a small fee. The Stewartry Museum opening hours vary throughout the year. Winter opening hours Monday - Saturday 11am - 4pm
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  • August 19, 2017
    It is great as a visitor to Galloway that each area has its own museum and this one at Kirkcudbright has its own indivisual aspect that sets it aside from the others. As well as seeing medieval and Ro...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    this is a small place to visit but has alot of interesting things to see inside it about the places around and back in time really enjoyed it  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Lovely little museum with lots to grab your interest. Lots of varied items have been gifted to the museum, and the background behind them is fascinating.  more »
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  • Quite a fun place to go kids enjoy it too.
  • Some good artifact but sadly misrepresents the truth about people like John Paul Jones who at his best could be described as a pirate.
  • Good old-fashioned museum with hands on displays
  • A very interesting place loads of exibits and your free to wander at your leisure. Well worth watching the dvd on the link it has loads of info on the surrounding area. Its free entry and a good rainy day activity
  • lovely wee museum - the children loved it

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