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The Stewartry Museum

St. Mary Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4AQ, Scotland
+44 1557 331643
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Quaint and informative

This is a hidden gem in Kirkcudbright with lots of interesting artefacts presented well in a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dianne M
Interesting small museum

Helpful staff, even though their emphasis did not go back as far as I would have liked. Great on... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Berta S
Davidson, North Carolina
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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 purpose-built 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 of Kirkcudbrightshire.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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St. Mary Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4AQ, Scotland
+44 1557 331643
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a hidden gem in Kirkcudbright with lots of interesting artefacts presented well in a relatively small space and suitable for all ages. The staff were very welcoming and we found the answer to a question which had arisen earlier in the week about...More

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Helpful staff, even though their emphasis did not go back as far as I would have liked. Great on giving suggestions and referrals. Informative DVD presentation.

Thank Berta S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My partner and I visited this beautiful Museum on 23/04/17. There are loads of very interesting items to see, all very well documented and the Curator was lovely woman very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to. we hadn't a lot of time to spare but...More

1  Thank Kenny C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Did not know about this before arriving in town. What a find. Full of interesing and eclectic offerings and it is free.

2  Thank Pollypops2014
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the museum on our holiday in the area. There was a child's activity on so we thought it would be a good way to spend the day. My husband is a huge history buff do really enjoy this visit. My young daughter...More

2  Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This museum has a great deal of interesting items on display, and as we just stumbled across it , it was a welcome surprise. And it is free.

2  Thank Spotswood
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Loved the prehistory finds but especially the pictures by Jessie M King. A gorgeous recollection of a childhood picture book read with my sister when I was very small. O I hope she still has that book. Go upstairs and peel back the canvas covers...More

1  Thank iLoveVeg
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This museum has a wide range of fascinating information complete with visuals covering many centuries. An informative hour or two can be spent here

1  Thank maxwell b
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

They have something for everyone there are lots of different things in the museum from many animals and farming equipment to bells and clothing there are several cup and ring stones

1  Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nice lady behind the desk allowed us to bring our little well behaved dog in if we carried her. Spent an interesting time looking at the broad variety of exhibits. Some nice references to the history of the town and plenty of photos lovely little...More

Thank DNLE1234
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