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Tolbooth Art Centre, Kirkcudbright

Categories: Art Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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3.3/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
Find out why Kirkcudbright is also known as the "artists' town" at Tolbooth Art Centre. Located inside a 17th-century house that used to serve as a tolbooth (the main municipal office and prison), the art gallery testifies to the town's enduring allure for artists and the inspiration they've found here. View works by well-known artists, such as E.A. Hornel or Jessie M. King, as well as a display of contemporary art and pieces from emerging talents. The art center also includes a gift shop and a cafe where you can taste locally made cakes and biscuits. Use our Kirkcudbright trip generator to arrange your visit to Tolbooth Art Centre and other attractions in Kirkcudbright.
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  • Always lots of interesting videos to watch along with photos and paintings. Small cafe and gift shop. 
  • They have a gallery with an art exhibition and a very interesting photography exhibit. These change fairly regularly. Downstairs is an audio visual theatre with a history of the area which was very in...  read more »
  • Visited on a cloudy, dull day and unfortunately didn't feel the sun rise here! It's all a matter of taste but the art that was on show was not for me but given another exhibition, who knows? The littl...  read more »
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