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The Stewartry Museum, Kirkcudbright

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.4/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
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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  • Huge selection of artifacts and the staff are very friendly and eager to engage all. It's not 21st century with fancy electronics, it's a good old fashioned collection 
  • lots of knowledge and information. friendly staff with lots of local memories photos, plans etc they have specialist events throughout the holidays specifically for kids 
  • Visited the museum yesterday for the second time in 2 weeks. Have enjoyed my visits. Unfortunately the size of the building doesn't allow for the amount of exhibits the museum would like to display. A...  read more »
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