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Best things to do in Dumfries and Galloway

Museum
“Robert Burns is Scotlands National Bard (Poet). The Robert Burns Museum is located in his birthplace of Alloway Village which adjoins Ayr to the South. As well as the Museum there is also Burns Cottage, where he was born, Burns Monument with it's beautiful gardens,the Brig O' Doon which featured in one of his most famous poems, Tam O' Shanter and the Auld Kirk ruins where his parents are buried (and rumoured to be haunted). If you are ready for a refreshment the Burns Monument Hotel offers food and drink at reasonable prices.”
24 locals recommend
History Museum
“this is a brilliant museum for all ages with some amazing exhibits which change very often.”
16 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“You can't come to Ayrshire and miss Robert Burns. My luve is like a red red rose fame......”
5 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Beautiful walks, feed the ducks and a fantastic coffee shop and art gallery”
5 locals recommend
Museum
“An unusual museum with a old fashioned Camera Obscura which was installed in 1836.”
8 locals recommend
Museum
“The Devils Porridge Museum commemorates HM Factory Gretna, the largest munitions factory in the world during the First World War. ”
7 locals recommend
Museum
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“Historic House to explore, cafe, shop, lovely walled garden overlooking the River Derwent,”
5 locals recommend
Museum
“Right in the heart of Kirkcudbright, this 18th-century Georgian house is the former home of Scottish painter E A Hornel, one of the Glasgow Boys and is a living museum of his life and work.”
2 locals recommend
Museum
“One of the most interesting wee places in the area and great gifts to take home ”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“This narrow gauge railway operates between Scotland's highest villages, Leadhills and Wanlockhead. The railway has been built on the track-bed of the erstwhile Caledonian Railway branch line which ran from Elvanfoot to Wanlockhead and was opened in 1901 and closed in 1938. Explore the lead mining museum at Wanlockhead and marvel at the skills of the lead miners who dug their shafts to below sea level and excavated miles of tunnels in their search for lead ore and silver.”
5 locals recommend
Museum
“Explore the former home of Robert Burns, which today it is one of the leading visitor attractions in Dumfries dedicated to Scotland's national poet. Visit Ellisland, the family home built by Robert Burns in 1788 for his bride Jean Armour. Set picturesquely on the banks of the River Nith, Burns could not have chosen a more idyllic spot. Follow in the footsteps of one of world’s greatest poet’s and experience the peace and tranquility of its riverside location. Admire the view of the Nith from his study where many of his greatest works were penned, and soak in the unique atmosphere of Ellisland Farm, which has barely changed since the time of Burns.”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“This free museum, archive and exhibition centre tells the fascinating story of 3000 years of Annan's history. ”
2 locals recommend
Museum
“A lovely little museum with details on the history of Dalbeattie and the surrounding area.”
3 locals recommend
Museum
“Housed in the old coast guard building at Maryport with great views of Scottish Coast - The best collection of Roman altars - which is more interesting than you might think!”
1 local recommends
Museum
“This is a volunteer-operated aviation museum located in and around the world War 11-era watch tower at the former RAF Dumfries, located two miles north east of the centre of Dumfries.”
3 locals recommend
Museum
“Tucked away in Stranraer and often overlooked it is a great museum where local history can be viewed. ”
1 local recommends