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Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum

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Tolbooth Museum 6 High Street, Sanquhar DG4 6BN, Scotland
+44 1659 50186
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Not disappointed

As an avid knitter passionate about traditional Scottish knitting, I finally got to visit after... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah M
Kirkpatrick Durham, United Kingdom
a little gem

a factual place of local history, a slide-show of interest with good displays contained on a single... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tolbooth Museum 6 High Street, Sanquhar DG4 6BN, Scotland
+44 1659 50186
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As an avid knitter passionate about traditional Scottish knitting, I finally got to visit after many years of trying! Can't recommend it highly enough for anyone with an interest in knitting, particularly Sanquhar knitting. Great displays, very accessible to get close to, lots of history...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

a factual place of local history, a slide-show of interest with good displays contained on a single floor in just 2 rooms excellent exhibition of Sanquhar knitted gloves, very different than normal items and several unusual artifacts to be seen....closes lunch-time approx 1 - 2...More

Thank 69norman
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Only small but interesting place to visit, (not much else in the town) staff are very helpful and know the area well.

Thank samjake
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place to visit for a dive back into the history of sanquhar and the local surrounding area. Well laid out local history museum and even got to see and old photo on display of my grandfather and father Mr James Weir and...More

Thank Blair W
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Interesting photographs.The person in charge was very informative.The museum is very small,but worth a look.The flowers at the front are stunning!

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Our intention was to visit the Multiverse, nearby, but upon arrival, the heavens opened. We decided to take a look at the museum in Sanquhar and give the weather a chance to clear. Oddly, when we got to Sanquhar, no rain had fallen!! The Tollbooth...More

Thank nickandchris
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Popped into the Tolbooth museum whilst on a weeks holiday in Sanquhar. This was quite late in the week, even though we'd walked past it at least twice a day, but we were looking for information for local walks and so I left my other...More

Thank Kibby2
Reviewed 4 June 2016

It was a very interesting visit to tolbooth musem we leant much about the history of sanquaharand the people who influence the popular culture of the time well worth a visit

Thank 17marge
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Very informative and clean museum. Only small but full of interesting local facts and museum pieces to look at. Lots of local interest and places of beauty and historical interest to see. The museum curator is very helpful and polite. And a must visit if...More

2  Thank Robert625
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

It could be that there weren't many tourists about or more likely that the staff are just very pleasant, professional and attentive but we had a brilliant visit to the Tollbooth Museum. The guide was there to answer questions when we had them, offer snippets...More

Thank LoveMortonCastle
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Tracey Y
9 October 2015|
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Response from Robert625 | Reviewed this property |
His. No closed for season now until easter/April. Well worth visiting the Area . There's the Multiverse at Crawick that's a must see and the beautiful Leadhills and walks at Drumlanrig Castle and gardens. Hope you go me... More