Explore the natural and local history of Dumfries and Galloway, including fossil footprints left by prehistoric reptiles, the wildlife of the Solway salt marshes and stone carvings by Scotland's first Christians.

There is also an 1836 camera obscura on the top floor.

Dumfries Museum

Dumfries House, Cumnock, Dumfriesshire, KA18 2NJ

01387 253 374


Opening times

1 Apr – 30 Sep
Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun, 2pm – 5pm

1 Oct – 31 Mar
Tue – Sat, 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm (Closed 1-2 Jan & 25-26 Dec)

Camera Obscura
1 April - 30 Sept only

Free to all

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