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“Best View Of Dumfries Available”
Review of Dumfries Museum

Dumfries Museum
Ranked #6 of 49 things to do in Dumfries
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Being local I have visited the museum many times over the years, but, perhaps not as often as I should.
It has a great variety of local, area and national artefacts on display over three floors and as others have mentioned the staff are always very pleasant and eager to answer any questions.
It is highly informative and of interest to all age groups from young children upwards.
Whilst still being worth visiting to spend a couple of hours on a wet day, do try to go on a clear sunny day to reap full benefit of the star attraction - the Camera Obscura. This device offers crystal clear 360 degree views of the town and from it's high vantage point captures the vast majority of Dumfries and the surrounding area.

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Reviewed 30 October 2013

This was an interesting attraction with different displays covering three floors. The undisputed highlight was the camera obscura which is certainly worth the climb to the top!

Thank Joyce M
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

The member of staff present when we visited was informative and eager to help. This museum has a very wide range of exhibits and they were all well presented. There was also 2 temporary exhibitions on, the one on the photography of tigers in 1920s India was particularly interesting.

Thank Carol T
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Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

Love goin here very interestin nd its good for kids wen there is summat on for them too. Only difficulty ia that i use crutches so is difficult gettin up to obscura but i made it nd wowwwww wot a view x

Thank Alison N
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

This museum is well worth a visit and if you go on a clear day you will be able
to town with the Camera Obscura.
The staff are all very friendly and informative and made our visit most enjoyable.
Well done Dumfries. The museum was free and a small fee(£2 concession) for the Camera Obscura.

Thank Nancy H
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