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Tolbooth Art Centre

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Very interesting museum

There is a very interesting video at the museum. They have an art exhibition on the top floor at... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Brian M
Montrose, United Kingdom
We liked the shop!

Much of the art wasnt to my taste but I found the video informative. We really liked the shop and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
john e
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JL, Scotland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 October 2013

This great old building from 1629 has been lovingly restored and is now an arts centre, which includes an audio-visual about the area's artists, galleries, a small cafe and a gift shop. It's located in a very interesting corner of the town. And it's free...More

2  Thank Gerry A
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 September 2012

This is a fine building with great history. The custodian at the time of our visit was pleasant and welcoming, but did not appear to have much idea about the process; a project in need of leadership and organisation

1  Thank shawbhoy
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All reviews fascinating building well worth a visit photographic exhibition informative video top floor gift shop interesting history on display friendly staff enjoyed our visit visual audio photographs theatre king installation town
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit with different exhibitions on which change throughout the year . Very friendly staff and a great little cafe for tea and cake . Definitely worth a visit and have a gift shop which is lovely .

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

There is a very interesting video at the museum. They have an art exhibition on the top floor at the artist was there when we went. We were very impressed with his work and the prices which were very reasonable for original artwork. Well worth...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Tolbooth Art Centre. The audio-visual, although not of high visual quality, provided an interesting background to the art connections of the town, which are more significant than we had realised. It was good to see the video before wandering...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Much of the art wasnt to my taste but I found the video informative. We really liked the shop and bought a few bits & pieces.

Thank john e
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I suppose it's going to be be pot luck with what's on display. Sadly there wasn't anything of interest to me on this visit. Maybe next time.

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It has a lovely gift shop and tea room on the ground floor. Unfortunately we came on a day when one art installation had been removed and the next one not yet set up.

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 13 June 2018

An interesting centre for knowledge on Kbt Artists with video screening the story of Kirkcudbright Artists currently being updated. John Paul Jones jail cell might be a good idea but alas no!

Thank janeH5350UO
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Don’t miss the films about Kirkcudbright and it’s artists, fabulous building in its own right. Interesting ecpxhibitions that change regularly.

Thank Tuftynut
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Visited with family ... Lovely staff. Art exhibition for local students. An informative audio visual as to why Kirkudbright became known as the Artists How. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We enjoyed our visit to this art centre where we viewed photography and art work from local artists. There was a rather old, but informative video about the artist colony the town was famous for. I was disappointed they didn't have a selection of artwork...More

Thank Jacqueline M
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