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Dalbeattie Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Lovely quaint place .

Great place has loads of old relics free to go in. They rely on donations to keep the place going... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
denise R
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South shield
What a fantastic find!

Spent 5 days in Dalbeattie, weather wet, windy and inhospitable which made us look for indoor... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Maureen H
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Newport, United Kingdom
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81 High Street, Dalbeattie DG5 4BT, Scotland
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All reviews free entry on display stair lift two floors well worth a visit little gem no charge would recommend a visit fascinating collection surrounding area run by volunteers the main street really enjoyed our visit trip down memory lane sense of humour an amazing place visitors book
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Great place has loads of old relics free to go in. They rely on donations to keep the place going, the lady and gentleman were great to talk to and were helpful. Worth going to visit.

Thank denise R
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Spent 5 days in Dalbeattie, weather wet, windy and inhospitable which made us look for indoor options. What a find this proved to be. I have not laughed so much, the volunteers who run this, and it’s founder, regaled us with hilarious stories. They are...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Went today. Lovely place brought back so many memories from my youth. Green shield stamps,woodbine fags the first radio,ovaltine was a great blast from the past it's free and run by volunteers who were very informative just wish I could add to their collections

Thank juliebaines2018
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A great find full of a wide variety of objects with informed and engaging staff on hand to guide/teach/entertain. There's something of interest for all ages - for the young a great learning experience of how things used to be and for the more mature,...More

Thank WeeScotties
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We really enjoyed our visit. The volunteers are very friendly and chatty. The collection is amazing and covers a wide area and age range - though it can be a bit disconcerting to see items from your own childhood and later that are now museum...More

Thank NorthumbrianOnTyne
Reviewed 28 August 2018

What an amazing place this is, with the volunteers having such a VAST knowledge of/on EVERYTHING! i wanted to get them all on 'mastermind' to see how they'd do. Each room is 'set out' to era's? Wherein you have the war etc on the ground...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

What an amazing place, run by volunteers and stuffed full of amazing things. I loved the mix of items, 1970's teas maid and a gramophone, coins, dolls, cameras, weighing machine etc etc. You can touch most things which is such a thrill, impossible to take...More

Thank Baileytake
Reviewed 15 August 2018

What a fascinating collection of artifacts, carefully arranged and lovingly looked after. The volunteer staff were so informative and welcoming. Lots to see, all donated to the museum. There are things to recollect from times past and other items to set you wondering. Amongst many...More

Thank ionay1
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to pop in to have a look around and were amazed at the amount of interesting artefacts the museum had across all the rooms and 2 floors. Our children loved the games they could play with as well as dressing up in old...More

Thank Rachel1973C
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Absouluty fantastic little place, crammed full of amazing things. Best of all you can handle most stuff and the gentlemen who run it are really friendly. Well worth a visit. we had our 3 year old and 13 year old and they found it fascinating....More

Thank jasmine m
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