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The Museum, Newton Stewart

The Museum, Newton Stewart


Housed in the former St John's Church, the Museum contains a wealth of historical treasures, some pre-Victorian, with exciting and interesting displays of the natural and social history of Galloway.  Exhibits are in several sections - Nursery, Tradesman's Tools, Dairy, Kitchen, Smithy, Textiles, Photographs and other aspects of local history.

The exhibits in the Museum have been gifted or lent by local people and each year sees many additions to the collections and displays.



Opening Hours:
From March 31st to the end of October, we are open from 12:00 till 4:00pm, Monday to Saturday. Last admission at 3:30pm; At all other times by appointment by contacting 01671 401048, or email - see our Facebook page for special events.
Adult £3.00, Accompanied Children 50p
York Road, Newton Stewart, DG8 6HH Directions: 5 - 10 mins walk due north from the Tourist Information Centre, Newton Stewart to the second church spire.

Star Items

Cap Badge, Galloway Rifle Volunteers (1)
Doll with china head and blue dress
Sampler made by Janet McGuffog, Cumloden School
Noah's Ark