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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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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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  • This is a great wee museum which put on topical displays and endeavours to engage children. Great place
  • I love this museum - it's got an eclectic and very varied mix of exhibits of historic interest, and an old-world feel that reminds you of what museums used to be like. I'm not sure how suitable it would be for very young children, but with everything from prehistoric arrowheads to victorian silverware on display, there's something that should pique most people's interest.
  • Fantastic place full of wonderful exhibitions
  • Quite a fun place to go kids enjoy it too.
  • A great selection of exhibits

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