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The Stewartry Museum

St. Mary Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4AQ, Scotland
+44 1557 331643
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Disappointing

Having read the previous mostly complimentary reviews, I have to say I was very disappointed with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Anthea L
,
Gateshead
first visit

first visit to museum thoroughly enjoyed it .exhibits are informative and varied and well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
l164johnson
,
Borders, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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St. Mary Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4AQ, Scotland
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+44 1557 331643
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having read the previous mostly complimentary reviews, I have to say I was very disappointed with the actual visitor experience. Ditch the stuffed animals and fish and update the other artefacts on offer. I wanted to explore the history of Kirkcudbright and sadly, this little...More

Thank Anthea L
Reviewed 6 days ago

first visit to museum thoroughly enjoyed it .exhibits are informative and varied and well displayed. will be back for a second visit.

Thank l164johnson
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit place in the town--it has ALL the history of the area --potted --into one place --a real find --that you probably just pass by---dont pop in and have a look

Thank bill c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great wee museum, lots to see, very informative about the local history and trails for kids to do. Well worth a visit

Thank BBaby2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little museum which really punches above its diminutive size. The pirate themed treasure hunt was well thought out. Entry is free (a donation appreciated) and the staff always lovely :)

Thank Liz L
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It is great as a visitor to Galloway that each area has its own museum and this one at Kirkcudbright has its own indivisual aspect that sets it aside from the others. As well as seeing medieval and Roman items in the glass cases you...More

Thank Tris1976
Reviewed 19 August 2017

this is a small place to visit but has alot of interesting things to see inside it about the places around and back in time really enjoyed it

Thank anniethebull
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Lovely little museum with lots to grab your interest. Lots of varied items have been gifted to the museum, and the background behind them is fascinating.

Thank peex
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

What a lovely surprise to find this little gem of a museum. On our adventures we stopped and saw the signs saying pirates adventure inside. So my girls you guessed right Dad Dad Dad can we can we, Mum Mum Mum can we. OK then...More

Thank humptydumpty64
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A quirky museum. A lovely place that I have visited many times. They have new displays from time to time and make an effort to put special things on for children to do. It's a good place to do local studies research, and family history,

Thank Babsy_6
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